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PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! A nurse who retired last week after four decades of unstinting service received a farewell to remember from hospital workmates. Laura Cunningham, a specialist motor neurone disease nurse with the department of neurosciences, bid farewell to colleagues last week and was presented with a cake, gifts, and a special photo wall charting her life over the past four decades. And to top it off, she was piped out of the building as a special surprise from her fellow workers. Laura, 62, who had specialised in the MND service for 17 years before her retirement, was overcome with emotion at the sight of the piper and colleagues who turned out to wish her well in a socially distanced manner. Get your Lanarkshire Live app Use an Apple phone or tablet? Head to the App Store and never miss a beat in Lanarkshire “It’s all so overwhelming,” she said after her send-off. “I can’t believe everyone has gone to so much trouble. It’s been such a humbling day.” Trying her best to hold back the tears, Laura, who worked for NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, paid tribute to all those who supported her throughout her career. Read More Related Articles Haul of booze seized as Lanarkshire police crackdown on disorder “It’s hard to express my appreciation for the friends I’ve made and the support I’ve been given on my journey. There is a wonderful team spirit here, especially over the past year. People are always there for each other. “It’s so lovely that everyone has come together like this. I can’t thank them enough.
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. “Laura has been a fantastic role model and advocate, and she has been exceptional at delivering person centred care to MND patients,” she said. “This role requires inner strength to help support MND patients on their journey and ensure their physical, emotional and spiritual care needs are met.
Laura with Lead Nurse Marie Austin, who helped organise her send-off
(Image: NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde)
“Laura has worked in the NHS for almost 40 years and today we acknowledged the difference she has made to the lives of patients, relatives and co-workers. We wish Laura a happy and healthy retirement.” And now Laura, from Eaglesham, is looking forward to seeing more of her family. She told Lanarkshire Live : “I’ll definitely be spending more time with my partner Alistair, and children Gail, Ross and George.
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“And gardening. I was given a rowan tree and a tea tree as part of my leaving gift, so my first priority will be planting them. “I was also given some Champagne and prosecco, and a lovely bottle of gin. So I’ll be sure to raise a glass to my former colleagues too.” We wish you well, Laura. Enjoy your retirement.
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