receives Queen's Award for 20 years of frontline ambulance work
Burnham-On-Sea man has been presented with a Queen's Award for
20 years of frontline work with the town's ambulance service.
Cornish received the award, accompanied by his wife, during South
Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust's annual awards
ceremony held at Monks Yard Business Centre near Ilminster.
total of 32 members of staff were presented with a variety of
accolades to acknowledge their dedication and commitment to the
service. The award recipients for long service and good conduct
have given 330 years of combined service between them.
number of local dignitaries attended, including the Lord Lieutenant
of Somerset, Lady Gass. The award winners and their guests were
also joined by NHS Foundation Trust's Chief Executive Ken Wenman,
and Chairwoman Heather Strawbridge.
Wenman said: "I was delighted to honour the staff. They are
the trust's greatest asset and it gives me great pleasure to acknowledge
the excellent job they carry out. This is often in very difficult
and challenging situations."
awards are extremely well deserved and all our staff go over and
above in delivering the right care in the right place at the right