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North West Hospital and Health Service staff embrace the Christmas spirit
The North West Hospital and Health Service (HHS) annual Christmas Decoration Competition has seen a record number of entries for 2021, with 25 entries received from around the region.
Now in its eighth year, staff participate in the tradition and decorate their departments to reflect the festive season, bringing joy to co-workers and patients.
North West HHS Chief Executive, Craig Carey, said it was great to see staff embrace the spirit of Christmas.
“It’s wonderful to walk through the hospital doors and feel the festive atmosphere! It’s special to see staff and patients smiling as they walk through the hallways and bring some extra joy to those who are in hospital during the Christmas season,” he said.
The Mount Isa Hospital Auxiliary have generously donated chocolates for participants, hampers for four major category winners and a catered luncheon for the grand champion.
Mount Isa Hospital Auxiliary President, Sandra McGrady said the Auxiliary were proud to support the Christmas decoration competition.
“North West HHS staff has worked tirelessly this year and we are thrilled to give back to a team who gives so much to the community,” she said.
The 2021 winners were Cloncurry Aged Care (Best Recycled Display), Maternal, Child and Family Health (Best Themed Display), Medical Records (Most Creative Display), Doomadgee Hospital (Representative of Community) and Children’s Ward as overall Grand Champion for 2021.
North West HHS sincerely thank staff for the effort put into this year’s competition and wish the community a safe and happy Christmas break.