Five ambulance crew staff in Derbyshire have been presented with Long Service Awards and treated to a luxurious cream tea.
Kerry Gulliver, Director of Organisational Development and Workforce, and Tim Slater, Derbyshire General Manager, presented to the awards to crews at Derbyshire Division’s Rewards and Recognition Event at Makeney Hall Hotel in Belper.
Rowan Hussain, a Team Leader from Ilkeston and Special Inspector for Derbyshire Police in her spare time, was presented with her 30 years award.
Rowan started her career within the NHS in 1987 as a clerical officer at Burton Hospital, before joining the ambulance service in 2005 as a Trainee Ambulance Technician and progressing to Paramedic in 2010.
Christopher Howley, from Buxton Ambulance Station received his 20 years award, having joined EMAS in 1997 as an Ambulance Care Assistant, and paramedic Justin Church, who is now based in Willow Row, took home his 20 years award having worked in Oxfordshire and West Midlands Ambulance Services since 1996.
Teresa Smith, who began her career in the NHS in 1995 as a Health Care Assistant at the Derby Royal Infirmary before joining EMAS in 2006, has also been presented with her 20 years’ award, as has Lee Reid, who joined EMAS as an Ambulance Care Assistant for PTS in 1996.