Sheffield Hallam University medics pledge to introduce themselves for campaign

Sheffield Hallam University students and staff supported a campaign to improve relationships between health workers and patients.

Wednesday, 13th April 2016, 2:01 pm
The launch of Hello My Name Is at Sheffield Hallam University. Picture: Andrew Roe

The ‘Hello my name is...’ campaign encourages all doctors, nurses, consultants and surgeons to introduce themselves before they begin treatment.

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It was launched in 2013 by Dr Kate Granger, a terminally ill cancer patient who became frustrated with the number of staff who failed to tell her their names.