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Life after the NHS... The Retirement Fellowship needs you!

  Retirement

After spending months, years, or sometimes decades working for the NHS, retirement can be both a well awaited milestone and a cautious time of change.

No more early mornings, no more rush hour traffic, just endless holidays and leisure…..but also friends, colleagues and being part of the NHS can leave a huge gap.

 Did you know that the NHS Retirement Fellowship provides a combination of "retirement fun" and fellowship with other like minded people?

The NHS RF provides the opportunity for maintaining friendships and making new friends, plus other benefits include a range of discounts, interest groups and holidays.

 Branches already exist throughout the North East region and they would love to welcome new members. Also, The Fellowship is looking to start new branches associated with any of the regional hospitals and health care centres.

 So, if you are nearing retirement, and want to get involved in the social and volunteering opportunities associated with the Fellowship please contact the Regional Development Officer, Leigh Elliott, for more information at england.northeast@nhsrf.org.uk. Alternatively, you can take a look at the Fellowship webpage, http://www.nhsrf.org.uk  and see where the Branches near you meet.

The Fellowship is a registered charity and already has approximately 17,000 members across the U.K - why not join them?  

'I feel it is important to relay my experience back to let the staff know they are doing a brilliant job! I would like them to know I appreciated all they did for myself, my family and our beautiful baby girl.'

Patient, Labour Ward, Darlington Memorial Hospital