Dr Phil Hammond will host the AOP Awards 2020
The comedian and health campaigner will reveal the award winners at a black-tie ceremony later this month
Dr Hammond, who has appeared on television shows such as Have I Got News for You, The News Quiz and The One Show, qualified as a GP in 2001. He currently works in a specialist NHS centre for children and adolescents with chronic fatigue syndrome. He is also a presenter on BBC Radio Bristol and has been medical correspondent for Private Eye since 1992.
During the ceremony Dr Hammond will present 15 awards, including a new category for 2020, Hospital Optometry Team of the Year.
Speaking about presenting the 2020 Awards, Dr Hammond said: “I am delighted to be returning to the AOP Awards. 2018 showed me how much talent there is within the optical profession, and I’m looking forward to meeting the new faces making a significant difference in the sector.”
The winners of the AOP Awards 2020 will be announced during a black-tie gala dinner and ceremony. To read more about this year’s finalists, as well as book a ticket for the awards, visit the AOP website.