An NHS worker from Dumbarton has been recognised for her achievements.

Laura McBride received the Shining Star Award which recognises a member of staff for their commitment and dedication, having worked with NHS 24 for the last 17 years.

Laura’s colleagues described her as “one of the most approachable and caring people you will ever meet”.

Laura said: “When my name was read out as the winner of the Cardonald Shining Star award I was overwhelmed.

“Being nominated by the people you work alongside was really the icing on the cake for me, and made it even more special.”

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Angiolina Foster, NHS 24’s chief executive, presented Laura with her award at NHS 24’s Spotlight Awards ceremony.

Angiolina said: “It was a privilege to take part in the NHS 24 Spotlight Awards. It was great to see so many staff from across the country join in the celebration.

“We had more nominations this year than ever before, and it’s lovely to see so many of our staff give their peers and team such recognition.

“Our 111 service provides an excellent service for the people of Scotland who need help and advice during the out of hours period so it was a great opportunity for us to reflect on and celebrate our achievements while acknowledging skill sets across the organisation.

“The evening was a success and I continue to be inspired and motivated by all of our staff within NHS 24 who work together to provide safe, effective and person centred care to the people of Scotland.”

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