Patient crowned the most popular health & wellbeing website

   Ben Foster, Operations Director

Patient has just been voted as the most popular health & wellbeing website in the Website of the Year Awards 2013.

Nominated in the awards' "health and wellbeing" category, Patient provides free, trusted health information - which meet NHS England's quality mark The Information Standard - to over 11 million people every month. The site also features a wellbeing centre, a free clinically-validated health check and thousands of health discussion forums.

The site was revealed as the most popular health & wellbeing website at last night's Website of the Year awards ceremony in London, beating contenders in this category such as NHS Choices and Men's Health.

Collecting the award on behalf of, Operations Director Ben Foster said:

"We are delighted to receive this award which recognises the positive impact we have in the health of millions of people. As a people's choice award, we would like to thank those who voted for us and gave us the 'thumbs up' for the free services we offer."

The Website of the Year Awards are Britain's independent people's choice awards for websites and this year 238 websites were nominated in 20 categories. A full list of all this year's award winners can be viewed here.