The Far West Local Health District today celebrated its staff that had excelled in customer service and had contributed to an exceptional level.
For the first time this year, in addition to peer nominations, consumers were also encouraged to nominate staff and teams for excellent service. This resulted in more than half of all nominations for staff recognition being received from consumers.
At a ceremony today, FWLHD Chief Executive, Mr Stuart Riley, presented awards to a number of employees in recognition of their exceptional service to the organisation and community.
The Collaborative Team of the Year was presented to Palliative Care Team.
The Collaborative Leader of the Year was presented to Zoe Tonkin, Patient Flow Manager and Discharge Planner, Whole of Health Lead FWLHD.
The Staff Member of the Year was presented to Heidi Drenkhahn, Community Dietitian.
The person recognised most frequently from Studer staff rounding was Emma Clynch, Human Resource Officer.
The team recognised most frequently from Studer staff rounding was the Stores/Fleet Department Team.
Employee Recognition Awards for years of dedicated service were also presented to a number of employees from across the District.
Long Service Awards for 10 years of service were presented to: Debra Talbot, Vicki Lehman, Gail Purtill, Michelle Cherry, Amanda Tripcony, Joseph Kervin, Ann Marie Hannan, Sandra Kileen, Dawn Evans, Leesa Murphy, Katrina Wilkinson, Sheryl Rowlands, Morgan Morris, Tina McLaren, Paula Boundy, Rebecca Hatch, Kylie Briggs, Geraldine Casey, Marissa Zaknich, Amarjit Singh.
Long Service Awards for 20 years of service were presented to: Michele McKee, Bronwyn Helene, Heather Williams, Lorraine Nitschke, Barbara Turner, Robin Franklin, Linda Gusling, Margaret Welsh, Wendy Clarke, Karen Paul, Gavin Lloyd, Linda Williams.
Long Service Awards for 30 years of service were presented to: Anne Thomas, Meredith Tracey, Josephine Licul, Ben Stellini, Karen Grose, Trevor Dawson, Paula Williams, Cheryle Ray, Karen Behsmann.
Long Service Awards for 40 years of service were presented to: Jan Pearce, Margaret Graham, Paul Robinson, Eleanore Williamson.
The Far West LHD Employee Recognition Awards are presented for years of dedicated service to the organisation. The recipients were recognised with certificates of acknowledgement and a gift.