Former Great Britain International Swimmer


Event 100m & 200m Butterfly 

His Swimming training started at Darlington ASC where he was coached by Eric Wilkinson before moving to Leeds Central Swimming Club in 1976 to be coached by Terry Denison who went on to be Great Britain National Swimming coach. At Leeds he trained with a number of other International swimmers including Andrew Astbury and Peter Robinson. His father used to drive him from Darlington to Leeds to train for 2 hours, 5 days a week in the Leeds 50m International Pool a round trip of 132 miles.

Christopher attended Hummersknott School Darlington from 1971-1976 where he was a member of the Swimming Team that won the English Schools Swimming Team Championship in 1975.


100m Butterfly 57.10 secs New UK Record Time for the event in 1976

Tommy Morris Memorial Trophy


International Senior GB & England Team

Coca Cola International July 1978 Venue International Pool Leeds Represented GB 200m Butterfly. Countries taking part included Great Britain, Australia, New Zealand, France, West Germany, East Germany, Italy, Japan, Belgium, Holland, Austria, Canada The Daily Telegraph


England v Scotland Venue Edinburgh March 1976 Represented England 100m Butterfly 1st Place The Daily Telegraph

England v Wales February 1975 Venue Pontypool Represented England 4 x 50m Individual Medley 1st Place The Daily Telegraph


European Youth Swimming Championships 4th Place 100m Butterfly The Northern Echo


European Championships 200m Butterfly


English Schools Swimming

English Schools Swimming Team 1974

English Schools Swimming Team Champions in 1975

English Schools Swimming Team 1975

Division One English Schools 100m Butterfly Champion 1976

English Schools Swimming Team 1977



Member of Leeds Central Team that won the UK National 4 x 100m Medley Relay Championship in 1978

Team Members The Daily Telegraph

Peter Robinson-Backstroke

Stuart Yates-Breaststroke

Christopher M Pattinson-Butterfly

Andrew Astbury Freestyle



Represented the following Counties

North East England

North East Counties Senior Team

Yorkshire ASA


Represented the following Swimming Clubs

Darlington ASC 1970 to 1975

Darlington ASA Club Champion 1974, 1975 & 1976 The Northern Echo

Leeds Central ASC 1976 to 1980


North East of England ASA Swimming Men's Champion 6 times, Butterfly, Freestyle, Individual Medley


Medical Career

His Medical career started at Darlington Memorial Hospital in 1980 where he specialised in Orthopaedic Surgery. He left the NHS in 1985 to pursue a career in Orthopaedic Medical Devices where he worked for Smith & Nephew Orthopaedics for 11 years with his final position at the company being Responsible for the European Orthopaedic Market consisting of 15 European Countries.



In 2003 he founded a Dermatology Company Revitalise UK with a Salon in High Street Kensington and Harley Street London. In 2010 the company was sold to a Division of Estée Lauder Inc 


He is now the Present CEO at CMP-Productions an Entertainment company that was set up in 2016 with an Office in Mayfair London


Television UK & USA

Appeared with Bruce Forsyth on his 70th Birthday Show at the London Palladium March 1998


Orthopaedic Surgery advisor to Mark Harmon on CBS TV Series 'Chicago Hope'  at 20th Century Fox TV Studios

Beverly Hills Los Angeles


Surgery Advisor 'Holby City' BBC TV Series 2002


BBC TV Watchdog 2000 & 2001 Chris M Pattinson Interviews BBC1. West End theatre Understudies Norte-Dame de Paris (Musical) at The Dominion Theatre​ 



Guest Presenter at eXTRATV Universal City Los Angeles an Entertainment Programme about the latest Celebrity, Movie and TV News.


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