More than a century of hospital working was celebrated by BMI The Shelburne Hospital in High Wycombe on Thursday 4th May.Long-serving staff were recognised for a combined 100 years of work at the private hospital at an event held at Adams Park, in which manager Gareth Ainsworth presented long service pins to BMI Hospital staff during a special afternoon lunch with their colleagues.
BMI Healthcare has been presenting loyal staff with the awards since 1994 and has awarded more than 10,000 across its UK hospitals to date. The awards were introduced as a way of thanking staff for their dedication to their patients, their roles and BMI Healthcare.
Awards vary from an emerald pin for five years of continual service up to a two-diamond and ruby pin for 30 years’ continual service.
Gareth Ainsworth - the third longest-serving manager in the EFL - commented: “We have a very proud association with BMI Healthcare and I was pleased to be invited to this event in celebration of the long service shown to BMI by their staff. Loyalty and commitment are fantastic to see in any industry and I have great admiration for those staff who have contributed to the excellent work that BMI do.”
Executive Director of BMI The Chiltern and Shelburne Hospital’s, Fraser Dawson, said: “The pin presentations are a great way for us to say thank you to people who have given many years’ hard work and loyalty to the hospital.”