Crisis Communication

Who For?

Members of an organisation who might have to handle a crisis communications fallout

Course Content:

  • Theory, real examples and group discussion

  • Overview of crisis and surrounding communications

  • Actions: Pre – during and post

  • First stage building blocks to prepare for the management of crisis communications, for your organisation

  • Broad overview of the 24/7 media space and how you can develop a media handling plan

Proven Benefits:

  • Learning what is a crisis and what is crisis communications

  • Understanding how to pre-plan and what to include

  • Understanding how to stay calm and cope during a crisis


Martin Evans is an expert in crisis communications, over many years.  He has dealt with many immensely challenging scenarios from fatal aircraft crashes, cyber security crisis and negative major reputational issues around patient care. 

With TandemComms, he has delivered highly regarded crisis communications training to teams in the NHS and housing sector and advised on specific crisis issues and management of relevant comms. 

Our courses work.  Teams feel more confident.  They have a defined structure to work to.  They understand their role and part to play in a crisis issue. 

What They Say

‘Martin ran the Crisis Communications training day with my team and it was an excellent experience for all involved. He is a professional, approachable and extremely knowledgeable trainer which meant my team were able to really benefit from his skill and expertise. Having an external trainer run this session was invaluable as Martin was able to deliver with impact. I wouldn’t hesitate to use martin and Tandem Communications for other training and development needs in the future.’ Carrie-Ann Wade, Director of Communication and Engagement, NELFT


Let’s chat and discuss the best way forward.

“I can say it is one of the most valuable courses I have ever been on in terms of tangible outcome”

Middle Grade Dr

“Martin, I like your style of facilitation. Light hearted, clear and concise ”

– Trustee, Papyrus

“You have a natural style that delivers key messages to bring out the best in everyone!”

– Senior National Press Officer, Papyrus

“Outstanding training…I was reassured and feel much more prepared for the media!”

– Senior Nurse Manager

“This course will be useful to me wider than just media but also in my leadership and management”

– Clinical Director

“Many thanks Martin it was great to have someone who understood the local landscape. I was very impressed and found the session very useful.”

– Director of Nursing Acute Trust

“It exceeded my expectations – it was much more practical than theory-based which is the best way for me to learn.”

– Suicide Prevention Advisor

“I really like your style and approach to how you guide others.”

– Deputy CEO NHS Community Trust

One of the best and most useful courses I’ve done

Benenden Sales Team 

Spot on…

– NHS Chief Operating Officer 

Write to us
Sherbrooke House
Fir Tree Lane

Email us 

Speak to us
07376 364747