Nine community nurses in Perth and Kinross have been recognised for the years of dedication they have brought to their roles.
A ceremony at the council chambers in Perth on August 26 saw the group receiving the QNIS Community Nursing Award for Long Service.
The nurses have all been working in roles within the community for 21 years or more.
Clare Cable, QNIS Chief Executive and Nurse Director, said: “Nurses make a huge contribution to the health and wellbeing of individuals, families and communities.
“The need for experienced community nursing has never been greater and we are delighted to join with Perth and Kinross Health and Social Care Partnership to celebrate the commitment of those receiving awards today.”
Those who received their award are:
Jackie Daly, Head of Nursing, Older People’s Community Mental Health Team
Bob Dickie, senior charge nurse in the Older People’s Community Mental Health Team
Debbie Murray, Charge Nurse, Older People’s Community Mental Health Team
Arlene Dawson, community learning disability charge nurse
Alison Christie, community learning disability nurse
Lesley MacGregor, community learning disability nurse
Sheila McGarley, senior charge nurse in Learning Disability Intensive Support Service
Pam Lamond, Perth City Day Facilities Development Officer/ SCN Move Ahead
Liz Fyfe, senior charge nurse, community mental health team
The long service award is available to any registered nurse in Scotland who has worked for more than 21 years in the community. For further information, please click here.