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Recognition for dedicated ambulance staff

Long serversLondon Ambulance Service staff, with a combined 780 years of lifesaving emergency services experience, were recognised at a ceremony last night (18 October).

Twenty members of frontline staff who completed 20 years service received the Queen’s Ambulance Service Long Service and Good Conduct Medal and three of their colleagues received the London Ambulance Service Medallion.  The medals were presented by Acting Chief Executive Martin Flaherty.

Twelve retirees from across the organisation, with a combined 320 years’ service, were presented with glass blocks, commemorative ambulance bells and a certificate by Chairman Richard Hunt.

Martin said: “I am proud to honour these members of staff for the years they have spent helping the people of London in times of emergency. 

“Their dedication to their duties throughout their years with the Service have ensured that Londoners continue to receive excellent medical treatment when they need it most.”

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Notes to editors:

List of honourees:

Recipients of the Queen’s Ambulance Service Long Service and Good Conduct Medal:

Graham Barwick, Chase Farm

John Brindley, Lee

Allen Cameron, Mill Hill

Stuart Crichton, Camden

Mansour Eskandarzadeh, Chase Farm

Richard Ferro, Chase Farm

Daniel Gaze, Barnehurst

Alison Greene, Romford

Tracy Jepson, Brent

Janice Lyons, Chase Farm

Keith Maddison, Fulham

Steven Miller, Croydon

Andrew Paice, Chase Farm

Colin Passey, Hanwell

Jane Reeves, Bromley

Mark Robertson, Bromley

Sue Russo, Bromley

Jennifer Taylor, Lee

Sonia Williams, Romford

Andrew Willicombe, Hanwell

Recipients of the London Ambulance Service Medallion:

Shaun Claxton, Becontree

Heidi Rapley, Ilford

Jacqueline White, South West London


Kathleen Joscelyne (20 years)

Patricia Tomkies (20 years)

Brenda Clayton (22 years)

Albert Jacobs (22 years)

Andrew Boyd (25 years)

Barry Coe (27 years)

David Roberts (27 years)

Nicholas Faerber (27 years)

Roy Gibson (29 years)

Mick Taylor (31 years)

Laurie Low (35 years)

Simon Stuart (35 years)