We are delighted to announce that Hannah England has agreed to become our patron.

Hannah competed for Great Britain in the 2012 London Olympics and won a silver medal in the 2011 World Athletics Championships in the 1500 metres.

Hannah, whose father was diagnosed with myasthenia gravis two years ago, said: "I'm looking forward to working with myaware. I'd never heard of myasthenia before my father was diagnosed so it's been a learning curve for all the family. It will be really nice to give something back and help other people living with myasthenia."

Sarah Sanders, regional manager, added: "We are thrilled that Hannah has agreed to become myaware's patron. Given Hannah's status in the world of athletics we feel privileged to have her on-board and we look forward to working with her to raise awareness of myasthenia and myaware."

We're sure you will all give Hannah a big myaware welcome!