ARARAT - East Grampians Health Service awarded 21 staff for long service at the annual meeting, including 40 year recipient Jennifer Spiller.
Ms Spiller began her nursing career at the Ararat and District Hospital in 1964. She completed her general training in 1967 and then commenced her midwifery training at Ballarat Base Hospital after which she returned to Ararat and began working full time in midwifery.
Her nursing career continued after her marriage and in between children.
During her career Ms Spiller has undertaken several courses including completing an infection control certificate, Level II Neonatal Certificate, and a Diploma of Business (Community Services and Health Management).
Other staff members to be recognised for their service to the health service include: 30 years - Catherine McAdie, Robyn Oliver, Maree Potter, Dayle Smith; 25 years - Carl Barry, Marlene Goudie, Lorine Paterson, Alison Pennycad, Cheryl Shiells, Allison Woods; 20 years - Nicole Neil; 15 years - Ann Alexander, Andrea Cerato, Tanya Haslett, Lynette McKenzie, Phillip Ralph, Helen Roche; 10 years - Kylie Honeyman, Tracey O'Brien, Peter Schimmer.