Touching moment Boris Johnson greets brave Phoebe, 9, at The Sun’s health awards

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THIS is the touching moment that Prime Minister Boris Johnson greeted a youthful girl at The Sun’s Who Cares Wins Awards.

Little Phoebe Sinclair has a prosthetic left arm and was seen chatting with the PM as associates made their technique into the awards ceremony.

Phoebe Sinclair is seen assembly the Prime Minister at the Who Cares Wins AwardsCredit: Paul Edwards
Prime Minister Boris Johnson is pictured arriving at the Who Cares Wins awards in London
Prime Minister Boris Johnson is pictured arriving at the Who Cares Wins awards in LondonCredit: Louis Wood
Mr Johnson also took the time to chat to Carmela Chillery Watson, one of only seven people in the UK who has a rare type of muscular dystrophy
Mr Johnson furthermore took the time to speak to Carmela Chillery Watson, one among solely seven individuals all through the UK who has a weird kind of muscular dystrophyCredit: Darren Fletcher
Mr Johnson seemed in good spirits and even fist-bumped David Beckham on his way into the venue
Mr Johnson appeared in good spirits and even fist-bumped David Beckham on his technique into the venueCredit: Rex

The PM, 57, appeared in good spirits as he smiled and chatted to {{the teenager}} at the Roundhouse in Camden, north London.

Phoebe acquired a Hero Arm from nominees Joel Gibbard MBE and Samantha Payne MBE who’re the founders of Open Bionics.

The PM furthermore made time to speak to Carmela Chillery Watson, a seven-year-old girl who has spent the final word 18 months strolling an entire bunch of miles in her crown and flowing cape to boost funds for analysis into muscular dystrophy.

She is one among solely seven individuals all through the UK who has a weird kind of the sickness.

Carmela has been nominated for the Young Hero award.

The PM continued to mingle on entrance and even fist-bumped David Beckham as he made his technique into the enduring London venue, the place the likes of Jimi Hendrix and Pink Floyd have beforehand taken the stage.

Who Cares Wins awards

The Who Cares Wins awards honour those that have helped cope with the nation.

Here are the programs:

  • 999 Hero
  • Best Charity
  • Best Doctor
  • Best Midwife
  • Best Nurse
  • Groundbreaking Pioneer
  • Mental Health Hero
  • National Lottery Award
  • Ultimate lifesaver
  • Unsung Hero
  • Young Hero

He furthermore made time for a fast chat with Prince William, who might be out tonight to honour NHS heros.

Along with attendees such on account of the Prince and The Sun’s very non-public columnists Dr Zoe Williams and Bowel Babe Deborah James, the PM will assist have pleasant have pleasant our glorious medical medical medical doctors, nurses, midwives, surgeons, volunteers, researchers and charity workers.

Mr Johnson could have the flexibleness to take a while out this night after revealing his winter plans for Covid inside the present day – regardless of the tragic demise of his mom.

His mom, professional painter Charlotte Johnson Wahl, who died final night time at the age of 79.

The PM has this night been joined by utterly completely different authorities ministers very similar to health secretary Sajid Javid and chancellor of the exchequer Rishi Sunak.

Mr Sunak arrived minutes after the PM, and Mr Javid not extended after.

Mr Javid talked in regards to the final two years have been the ‘largest disadvantage to health and social care in dwelling reminiscence’.

‘A REAL PRIVILEGE’

He talked about: “All of the nominees are already winners all through the eyes of the British public by way of what they’ve what they’ve executed and the easiest way they assist when the nation actually wanted it.

“I truly actually really feel actually privileged to be correct proper right here and to have the flexibleness to mark the event. 

“It’ll be great to hear stories from the stage but also hopefully to speak to the people on my table and others in person at the event. It’ll be absolutely brilliant.”

Events like this one have solely been made attainable by the tireless NHS and the vaccines promoting and advertising and marketing advertising and marketing marketing campaign which has seen 1000’s and 1000’s of Brits have jabs that defend them in course of extreme Covid-19.

Two individuals who helped make that attainable are furthermore in attendance, Professor Dame Sarah Gilbert and Prof Andrew Pollard who helped spearhead the Oxford/AstraZenca vaccine.

After a difficult yr and a half battling via the pandemic, it’s on no account been extra vital to degree out our attributable to NHS workers and people who helped all through the struggle in course of the pandemic.

This yr we have now teamed up with The National Lottery and NHS Charities Together.

Last yr beneficiant Sun readers raised over £1million for the charity with the intention to get obligatory help to employees of their hour of want.

It will air on Channel 4 this Sunday at 7.30pm, nonetheless goes down this night – with TV favorite Davina McCall internet web internet hosting.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson's mum Charlotte passed away on Monday night, aged 79
Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s mum Charlotte handed away on Monday night time, aged 79Credit: Getty – Contributor

This yr there are two new awards – the 999 Hero award and the Caroline Flack Mental Health Hero award.

We are launching the 999 Hero award to have pleasant the unimaginable work of our emergency suppliers.

That consists of ambulance workers, police, hearth service and air ambulance personnel.

And this yr’s Who Cares Wins awards is honouring the late TV presenter Caroline Flack by naming a gong in her honour collectively alongside along with her household’s help.

Monthly psychological health referrals all via the UK hit their highest diploma in two years in August, with one in 5 affected by melancholy at a point final yr.

But there are unimaginable individuals who goal to make a distinction of their communities – offering solace and a protected house for lots of who want to speak.

  • The Sun’s Who Cares Wins awards will seemingly be broadcast on Channel 4 and All 4 on Sunday at 7.30pm.
Prince William made time to have a quick chat with the Prime Minister on his way into the awards
Prince William made time to have a fast chat with the Prime Minister on his technique into the awardsCredit: Paul Edwards
Rishi Sunak also arrived moments after the Prime Minister for the star-studded bash
Rishi Sunak furthermore arrived moments after the Prime Minister for the star-studded bashCredit: Rex
Davina McCall is hosting the Who Cares Wins Awards at the Camden Roundhouse in north London
Davina McCall is internet web internet hosting the Who Cares Wins Awards at the Camden Roundhouse in north LondonCredit: Arthur Edwards / The Sun

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