So Long, Farewell

retiral Ally and Anne Longmuir

Ally and Anne Longmuir

Ally and Anne Longmuir retired recently from support services in Angus with 73 years’ service between them.

Porter Ally spent his career at Arbroath Infirmary while Anne was a domestic assistant at Little Cairnie until its closure when she joined Ally at Arbroath Infirmary.

Support services supervisor David Gordon said, “Ally and Anne are a very well liked couple and I’d like to wish them the best in their retirement on behalf of all the management and their colleagues here in Arbroath.”

Caroline with Associate Nurse Director Charlie Sinclair

Caroline McLean

Prescribing support nurse Caroline McLean retired after 35 years’ service.

Caroline began her career in 1981 as an auxillary nurse at Royal Victoria Hospital.

She began her nurse training three years later.

Caroline has worked in many areas in Tayside including practice nursing, community, health visiting, sexual health and as a coordinator in clinical governance and risk.


Adele Norris

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Senior charge nurse Jane Black with Adele Norris and colleagues

Midwife and registered nurse Adele Norris retired from NHS Tayside after 22 years’ service with NHS Tayside.

Adele has spent her career working in gynaecology and the early pregnancy service in Perth Royal Infirmary.

She was presented with gifts and flowers from senior charge nurse Jane Black and her colleagues.

Jane said, “Adele will be greatly missed by her patients and colleagues.”

Adele is looking forwards to exploring the hills and glens in Scotland with her husband Alan.


Norma Burns

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Norma (centre) at her retiral with colleagues and friends

Ward assistant Norma Burns retired from NHS Tayside after 20 years’ service.

Colleagues and friends held an afternoon tea where she was presented with flowers and gifts to mark her retiral from her post on ward 8.

Healthcare assistant Tracy Fraser said “Norma will be very much missed by all of her colleagues in ward 8.”


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