This year we celebrate the 70th anniversary of the foundation of the NHS.

In 1948 for the first time hospitals, doctors, nurses, pharmacists, opticians and dentists came together under one service available to everyone according to need, free at the point of use. The NHS was born.

Congratulations Rose! St James Hospital cleaner gets top NHS award

Congratulations to Rose Bennett, a cleaner at St James Hospital Milton, who has been recognised for her dedication with an NHS ‘Health Heroes’ award for Lifetime Achievement. Rose has worked at St James for 46 years and in that time has kept the premises clean, improving the lives and helping the recovery of tens of thousands of patients.

The Chief Executive of NHS England Sir Simon Stevens presented the award to Rose at a special ceremony.

Portsmouth News – Portsmouth NHS cleaner scoops top award