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Chris Pointon Joins Esteemed Lineup at The Yorkshire Choice Awards 2024

Amidst the excitement surrounding The Yorkshire Choice Awards 2024, another extraordinary individual is set to grace the event with his presence. Chris Pointon, the widower of the late Dr. Kate Granger MBE, will join a talented lineup of guest award presenters for what promises to be an evening of inspiration and reflection.

Chris Pointon Joins Esteemed Lineup at The Yorkshire Choice Awards 2024

Chris's journey is one of resilience, compassion, and unwavering dedication to a cause that has touched countless lives across the globe. Following the passing of his beloved wife, Dr. Kate Granger, in 2016, Chris embarked on a mission to continue her legacy and promote compassionate care in healthcare and beyond.

Through their joint efforts, Chris and Kate raised over £250,000 for charity (now at an astounding £540,000), a testament to their shared commitment to making a difference in the lives of others. Their groundbreaking campaign, #hellomynameis, which they initiated in 2013, has revolutionised patient care worldwide, emphasising the importance of human connection and empathy in healthcare settings.

Despite not officially working in healthcare himself, Chris has dedicated himself to promoting the #hellomynameis campaign through speaking engagements at conferences across the globe and raising awareness on social media platforms. His tireless efforts have ensured that Kate's legacy lives on, inspiring healthcare professionals and patients alike to prioritise kindness and compassion in their interactions.

In memory of the late Dr. Kate Granger, The Yorkshire Choice Awards pays tribute with the prestigious Kate Granger Award for Outstanding Contribution, honouring individuals who embody the same compassion, dedication, and unwavering commitment to improving lives that defined Kate's inspiring legacy.

Chris Pointon Joins Esteemed Lineup at The Yorkshire Choice Awards 2024

In 2017, Chris was honoured with the Special Recognition Award for his steadfast dedication to preserving the #hellomynameis campaign's legacy.

As we prepare to celebrate the achievements of extraordinary individuals at The Yorkshire Choice Awards 2024, Chris Pointon's presence serves as a poignant reminder of the transformative power of compassion and the enduring legacy of love and dedication.

Franks Accountants, Headline Sponsor of The Yorkshire Choice Awards 2024


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