Evelyn's Blown Away

Evelyn’s Blown Away

Blown away – that’s how Evelyn Hadden, Primary Care Contracts Manager, described the vast array of gifts and cards she received when she retired on 29th September 2017 after 40 years NHS service.

Evelyn started working in the Primary Care Department on 1st October 1977 on the princely salary of £792 per year. Her career, however, may have taken a different path had she not missed her bus and popped into the job centre where she saw an advert for the NHS post. Although she thought she might only be there for a few months “until something better came along”, she ended up staying with the NHS and said she was very grateful for the many opportunities she has had over the years.

Although she has no immediate plans she is looking forward to putting her feet up and spending more time with her husband Alan who retired early this year. She is also looking forward to preparations for her son Craig’s wedding in 2019 and spending more times on the slopes, as she is a keen skier.

Autumn 2017 Our People