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29/11/2019 | Press releases

Celebrating 125 centuries of long service

Dedicated staff who have together clocked up 12,493 years of service for the NHS have been honoured for their hard work and dedication.

A total of 520 staff working for East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust (ESNEFT), which runs Ipswich and Colchester hospitals as well as some community health services, were thanked for their commitment at two celebration afternoon teas held at Kesgrave Hall.

Long service awards ESNEFT

A photograph showing ESNEFT colleagues from IT, Neurology and Neurophysiology celebrating at the long service awards, plus two photos of case study Lynette Bulley are attached.

Staff were recognised for milestones ranging from 20 to 40 years and were presented with a framed certificate and an enamel pin badge to mark their achievements.

ESNEFT Chairman Helen Taylor said: “We are saying thank you to colleagues from every part of ESNEFT, its hospitals and departments. Everyone in some way contributes to providing the best care possible for patients.”

ESNEFT Chief Executive Nick Hulme added: “We thank everyone for their decision to work in the NHS, and for being part of our ESNEFT team which improves the lives of 10,000 people every day in our community.”

 

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