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Commitment of staff is recognised at Long Service Awards

Long Service Awards 2015More than 40 staff representing an incredible combined 1,200 years of local NHS service were honoured at Poole Hospital’s Long Service Awards this week.

The event, sponsored by Poole Hospital Charity, saw trust chairman Angela Schofield present recipients who had reached 25 or 40 years’ with a clock and pin badge denoting their milestone, as well as a certificate.

Staff attending the event spoke of the changes they had seen over the years they had been with the NHS, most notably the advances in technology both medical and administrative including, the introduction of the electronic type-writer and computer.

Staff represented services including, biochemistry, midwifery and nursing, catering, radiography, radiotherapy, theatres and housekeeping.

Angela said: “This event is testament to the dedication of the staff working in the NHS and highlights the diverse range of roles at the hospital.

“Our staff do a fantastic job - the hospital is nothing without the people who work here”.

The long service awards are part of Poole Hospital’s staff recognition scheme and are held annually.


Image shows Angela Schofield (left) with the recipients of the Long Service Award.

Date: 25 February 2015

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