NURSES, hospital staff and friends gathered at Solihull Hospital to bid a fond farewell to a Matron.
Fiona Green has retired from her role as Matron for the medical wards, and Urgent Treatment Centre at the Lode Lane Hospital after almost 40 years of dedicated service.
Colleagues, past and present, as well as friends came together to host a surprise celebration for Fiona during her last shift at the hospital after a decade.
Along with a huge number of medical and nursing colleagues, the chief nurse, Margaret Garbett attended the celebration, congratulating Fiona on her tremendous career, and in particular her dedication, compassion and care, shown to both her patients, their families and the teams she has worked with over the years.
Fiona started her career in 1985 at Warwickshire School of Nursing as a pupil nurse.
Once qualified she took on roles at City hospital, Heartlands, Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, Good Hope Hospital and finally to Solihull.
During her retirement celebration Fiona said she would do it all again in a heartbeat, as long as she met the same people again.