Asda staff back Dr Kate Granger’s #hellomynameis campaign

Asda colleagues show their support for the #HelloMyNameIs campaign.
Asda colleagues show their support for the #HelloMyNameIs campaign.
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staff at Asda head office in Leeds have shown their support for Dr Kate Granger’s #hellomynameis campaign.

More than 500 workers held up signs with their names to back the drive for compassionate care, as Dr Granger’s husband Chris Pointon works at Asda House.

The consultant in elderly medicine, who is terminally ill with cancer, started the campaign after noticing how few medical staff treating her introduced themselves. It has now been adopted by hospitals and healthcare facilities across the world.

Earlier this week, Dr Granger’s fundraising for the Yorkshire Cancer Centre hit the landmark £250,000.

Date: 13th December 2017.
Picture James Hardisty.
Players from Yorkshire County Cricket Club, visited the Children's Leeds Congential Heart Unit to hand out gifts to the patients. The Children's Heart Surgery Fund are the club's current charity partner and this is the second year running the players have made such a visit. Pictured YCC players Andrew Hodd,  Alex Lees, and Jack Brooks, chatting to Ayva Sinclair, aged 19 months, of Leeds, with her mum Carla Scarfe.

Yorkshire cricketers bring festive cheer to youngsters on Leeds Children’s Heart Unit