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TWO Coventry nurses have shaken their thermometers for the last time after clocking up more than 50 years service between them.

Pat Bentley and Mary Morrison were given a warm send-off by colleagues after retiring from Coventry and Warwickshire Hospital.

The loyal pair, who were each based at the hospital for 28 years, received a bouquet bouquet

a structure resembling a cluster of flowers.
.

Miss Bentley, who was a state enrolled nurse State Enrolled Nurse
Noun

(in Britain) a nurse who has completed a two-year training course
, was also given a figurine, and Mrs Morrison, a nursing auxiliary auxiliary

In grammar, a verb that is subordinate to the main lexical verb in a clause. Auxiliaries can convey distinctions of tense, aspect, mood, person, and number.
, received a digital camera.

Operational nurse manager Caroline Rudd said: "Pat is a great character who has a real interest in health and safety and Mary was known as 'mother' because she looked after everyone on night duty.

"We will miss them both."

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FAREWELL GIFTS: Pat Bentley (left) and Mary Morrison each receive flowers from ward manager Lucille Reed, watched by Coventry and Warwickshire Hospital colleagues and friends
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Publication:Coventry Evening Telegraph (England)
Date:Apr 4, 2002
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