July 6, 2012
George Ford health ambassador for Patient.co.uk
-- Leading health brand Patient.co.uk announced today that George Ford has joined their ambassador team.
Ford has recently been selected in the England Saxons Rugby squad after having a great season with Leicester Tigers helping them win the LV Cup and reach their 8th consecutive Premiership Final.
Ben Foster, Operations Director at http://www.Patient.co.uk said: “George is one of the leading young talents in Rugby today. We are delighted that he has joined us to help spread our core message of trusted health and wellbeing information for all. As an ambassador he will help us discover new audiences nationally and internationally - we are very glad to have this opportunity to work with him”.
Ford is the youngest rugby player ever to start a professional game. He is a sportsman of great pedigree and promise, receiving the IRB's award for Young Player of the Year for 2011 and shortlisted for 2009 BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year.
George Ford commented: “I'm excited to join Patient.co.uk as it’s a fantastic team offering a trusted and very useful health service. As an athlete, I’m looking forward to giving my own insights on health and fitness, and flying the flag for patient wellbeing.”
Patient.co.uk is one of the leading medical and health information websites in the UK. Our site contains thousands of medically-authored information leaflets about diseases and medicines, patient-to-patient discussion forums and a support directory.