Former Lanchester nurse cadet travels to Palace to receive MBE for seven decades of NHS service

An 87-year-old who was a nurse cadet on the first day of the NHS in 1948, has received her MBE from The Prince of Wales. Ethel was working as a cadet nurse on the day the NHS was established in July 1948. She went on to work in various parts of the country, mainly in radiography and radiotherapy roles, including for the Breast Screening Service in Liverpool ahead of her retirement in 1987.
The Northern Echo