The theme for this year’s was Nurses a voice to lead – Health is a human right
Nurse, forefront of patient care, plays a key role in all the medical institutions, with continuous nurturing and care for safety and recovery of patients. To appreciate their dedication, contribution and efforts, Wockhardt Hospitals celebrated International Nurses day at all its facilities.
Every year, International Nurses Day is celebrated across the world as a tribute to Florence Nightingale. The theme for this year’s International Nurses Day chosen by International Council of Nurses (ICN) was “Nurses A Voice to Lead – Health is a Human right”.
Various interactive programmes like theme based slogan competition, Group selfie competition on happy moments, sari draping, fancy hairstyle, cultural activities, cake cutting, etc. were organised at all Wockhardt Hospitals for the nursing staff. To recognise the significant contributions made by nurses, they were rewarded with gold coins. Also, a session on Ergonomics, Stress Management was arranged for the nurses. An active participation from nursing staff was observed during the celebration that took place across all facilities of Wockhardt Hospitals- Mumbai Central, Vashi, Mira Road, Rajkot, Nagpur, Nashik, and Surat.
Expressing her views on the occasion, Zahabiya Khorakiwala, MD, Wockhardt Hospitals, said, “Nursing is the core of any healthcare system. A nurse plays a critical role in delivering quality patient care. We are honoured and proud of our nursing staff that always put their best foot forward to ensure the best care for our patients.”
Dr Clive Fernandes, Group Clinical Director, Wockhardt Hospitals said, “The nursing profession has always been a noble profession. The nursing department forms the backbone of the healthcare industry and nurses are remembered by their patients for the tender care that they deliver. I would like to congratulate all nurses on the occasion of Nursing Day.”