Goodbye to health duo

PUBLISHED: 18:11 22 May 2009 | UPDATED: 09:12 18 June 2010

TWO much-loved staff at Sidmouth Hopsital, who have both recently retired, bid farewell to their friends and colleagues at a party earlier this month. Pat Shepherd and Sandra Dowding, both health care assistants, shared a farewell do with past and present

TWO much-loved staff at Sidmouth Hopsital, who have both recently retired, bid farewell to their friends and colleagues at a party earlier this month.

Pat Shepherd and Sandra Dowding, both health care assistants, shared a farewell do with past and present members of hospital staff, sharing memories of their time in the hospital.

Between the two of them they have worked in the NHS for 44 years, Pat for 21 years and Sandra for 23 years.

Emma Bagwell, Matron of Sidmouth Hospital, said: "Both will be missed not only for their hard work and dedication but also for their friendliness and big smiles."

She thanked Pat and Sandra on behalf of all their friends and colleagues at the hospital.


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