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The Mandeville Regional Hospital awarded 34 persons for their contributions, at its 4th Annual Conference and Awards Ceremony on Wednesday (January 13) at Las Palmas in Mandeville, Manchester.
Five persons received awards for over 22 years of service, and six retirees, who served from 1970 to 2009, were honoured. Five persons were given special awards.
Nurse Allison Cassanova copped the award for Nursing, in the Departmental Staff Award category as well as the award for Worker of the Year. Twelve persons from various departments received awards in the Departmental Staff category. Two shared the John Junor Award for Customer Service, while awards were also given out to the Enrolled Assistant Nurse and Driver of the Year.
The Lion’s Club and the Rotary Club of Mandeville, both of which have made donations to the hospital, as well as Mead Johnson and Fontana Pharmacy, were also honoured.
Chief Executive Officer of the Mandeville Regional Hospital, Alwyn Miller, in his report, noted that during 2008-2009, the hospital had no industrial relations disruptions.
He said that the most important element of health care delivery was a competent and motivated staff, and that employees of the institution were being given recognition for their contributions.
The Conference and Awards Ceremony was held under the theme: “Recognising Performance, Promoting Excellence”.

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