Prestigious nursing accolade for Tom

Tom Millen, who recently received a Queen's Nursing Institute Long Service Award.
Tom Millen, who recently received a Queen's Nursing Institute Long Service Award.

A community learning disability nurse from Northumberland who works for Northumbria Healthcare has been honoured with a Queen’s Nursing Institute Long Service Award.

Tom Millen began his three-year training at Northgate Hospital near Morpeth in 1975 and he went on to take up various senior roles.

He retired from full-time work in 2008 and now works part-time as mentor and adviser to the learning disabilities team across the county.