Manipal Hospital Bangalore felicitates its Nurses on International nurses day
Bangalore-Manipal Hospitals, one of India’s leading healthcare groups, today celebrated ‘International Nurses day’ atBangalore, to recognize and appreciate the essential role played by nurses in supporting and aiding their patients. To commemorate this important day, the hospital organized cultural programs and felicitated the nurses with the Florence Nightingale award in honor of their great work.
As part of the Nursing Day celebrations, a photo exhibition and lamp lighting ceremony was held in the hospital premises and special messages to the nurses while the patients were also very much involved in sharing special greeting cards with their favorite nurses. Moreover, the best serving nurses of Bangalore Manipal Hospital were awarded the Florence Nightingale Award recognizing their immense contributions to the service. Sister Mary Kutty was awarded as the Best Nurse of the Year.
Expressing her joy after receiving the awards, Sister Mary Kutty, Assistant Nursing Superintendent, Manipal Hospital, said, “I am overjoyed to receive this award today. I am happy that my contribution to the organization has been recognized and that through my work, I am able to bring a smile on the patient’s face.”
Mr. Ganesh Selvaraj, Head, Human Resources Manipal Hospitals, stated that “Our Nursing care is one of the best in the country. This has been acknowledged by one and all and we are proud of their contribution over the years. They stand for our core values which are patient centricity, ethical practices and clinical excellence. On this nursing day, I wish all our nurses the very best and expect them to continue with their good work and exceed expectations in terms of patient care. “
Saroja Jayakumar, Head of Nursing, Manipal Hospital Bangalore, remarked “It is very difficult to be identified as a nurse. Nursing requires passion, compassion, care combined with knowledge and skill. If love can’t heal, a nurse can do it. Nursing is nurturing with understanding and being sensitive to provide efficient services.”
Apart from the exchange of special greeting cards and the felicitation of nurses, a short film on the importance of nurses’ day, a spirited skit and other cultural programs were also held during the occasion.