Our Trust Your News February 2019

Rakehead Supply Christmas Cheer

On 30 November, family and colleagues present and past gathered together to wish long-serving Switchboard Operator, Elaine Wood, a very happy retirement. Thank You Elaine Over the past few years, staff at Rakehead Rehabilitation Centre have donated money to various charities instead of sending Christmas cards to one another. This past Christmas, the team chose to collect donations for the local food bank

Elaine joined the Trust in October 1990 in domestics and moved up to a supervisor role before she became one of the Trust’s first female porters in 1994. Later, she became a chargehand and then transferred into switchboard in 2004. Elaine will be missed for the support that she has given her colleagues and management over the years and for her humour and comradeship which she has brought to the Switchboard Team.We say a big thank you to Elaine and offer our best wishes for a very happy retirement. Prestige Medical Services, the team collected around 20 boxes of food/ supplies which were gratefully received by a local Food Bank on Briercliffe Road in Burnley. who receive referrals from GPs and social services all year round but demand is particularly high at Christmas. In collaboration with Barnes Court and

Bon Voyage

December saw 29 Trust staff leave us after reaching retirement age, contributing more than 500 years of loyal service to the NHS and our patients. Thank you, one and all.

Eileen Barnes , Specialist Nurse Practitioner Jennifer Bond , Clerical Worker Janice Bufton , Midwife Lynn Burns , Multi Therapist Manager Julie Campbell , Community Nurse Julie Clift , Midwife - Specialist Practitioner Gary Cook , Support Worker Lynne Dowson , Community Nurse Bernadette Gillibrand , Nurse Manager

Sharon Greenwood , Staff Nurse Gail Grindrod , Clerical Worker Anne Grunshaw , Medical Secretary Yvonne Hardman , Midwife Catherine Harrison, Staff Nurse Mary Hay , Clerical Worker Moria Kennedy , Clerical Worker Francesca Kerr , Staff Nurse Kay Lynch , Staff Nurse Anne Martin , Medical Secretary Janet Matterson , Medical Secretary Diane Mitton , Manager

Bernadette Sager , Technician Anne Sanders , Officer Sharona Shields , Support Worker Anne Spedding , Nurse Manager Denise Targett , Community Nurse Janet Tompkins , Health Care Support Worker Elizabeth Vose , Staff Nurse Beryl Ward , Sister/Charge Nurse

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