31 October 2013

The Great Healthcare Pumpkin Carving Contest 2013

Surgical Scene by Rehab Services
Each year in October I see a spike in blog hits and can track most of them to people searching for ideas for pumpkin decorating contests in hospitals. They land on my blog because clearly I have the most oddly talented coworkers in the world. Here is a full surgery scene decorated by our Rehab Department. Check out the close up of the top surgeon pumpkin below with his aspirating syringe of pumpkin pie filling.
Pumpkin Surgeon with aspirated pumpkin pie filling
Top prize went to the Emergency Dept.
I.S. Dept has a sense of humor!

Rave the Tatas! Women's Services
Last minute entry by Maintenance Engineering
Easiest costume ever! Where is Waldo? I am on the left.


  1. A very talented group of artists!

  2. Those are fabulous! Some brilliant minds clearly at work...

    1. Susan, I think we may be in the top bracket for hospital pumpkin carving :)

  3. Now these are fun! I love that first jack o'lantern!

  4. Glad to see the tradition upheld. I still remember fondly receiving my ribbon with the tag FLUNKY PUNKY attached to my carved entry for the first contest so very long ago.

  5. What creative ideas! Luckily, you are there with your camera to immortalize it all!


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