Awards for hospital volunteers in Mansfield and Ashfield

09-2380-2''Mansfield Community Hospital
09-2380-2''Mansfield Community Hospital

Volunteers who give up their time to make people’s stay in hospital more comfortable are to be awarded for their efforts.

The awards are in appreciation of service ranging from five to thirty five years.

Long service medals will be presented to each volunteer by Sean Lyons, chairman of Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

He said: “The amount of work accomplished by this year’s award recipients is truly awe-inspiring.

“Our team of volunteers deserve this recognition and the heartfelt thanks from the entire trust. Each and every one of them in some way has made a real difference.”

Mansfield Community Hospital has 54 volunteers working in various sections within the hospital, including the tea bar, wards and outpatient clinics.

Their awards ceremony will be held at The Rushley on Nottingham Road, Mansfield, at 12.30pm on Monday 9th December.

Ashfield Health Village’s team of 32 volunteers are being honoured in the Sun Lounge and restaurant at Ashfield Health Village on Wednesday 11th December 2013 at 1.30pm.