Health Communicator of the Year award -BMJ

VIDEO: Healthtalkonline founder Ann McPherson was honoured by an award from the BMJ for Health Communicator of the Year, Hugh Grant and Ann’s husband, Klim, were there to accept the award on her behalf.

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Last night saw a major celebration of excellence in healthcare in the London Hilton on Park Lane. Two of the many highlights of the evening include Professor Sir Richard Peto being awarded the BMJ Group award for Lifetime Achievement and the attendance by Hugh Grant. He came as patron of to accept the Health Communicator of the Year award on behalf of terminally ill winner and founder, Dr Ann McPherson.

Hosted by BMJ Editor-Chief, Dr Fiona Godlee and author and presenter Gavin Esler, the ceremony brought together over 500 of some of the most influential figures in healthcare. This included Muir Gray, Ian Chalmers, Bruce Keogh, David Nicholson, Bernard Crump, Jack Wennberg and Richard Peto.