Ludhiana, May 12, 2015: Hero DMC Heart Institute celebrated International Nurses Day on Tuesday at Dumra Auditorium for recognizing the selfless service provided by nurses to the society. The 12th May marks the birthday of Florence Nightingale, whose hard work and dedication during the Crimean War helped shaped the way nursing is today.
The celebration started with an oath taken by all the nursing staff during the Lamp Lighting Ceremony and cutting of cake which was graced by doctors of Hero DMC Heart Institute. More than 100 nurses participated in the celebration. Several Games were also played in order to cheer the occasion which include Dum Charades, Quiz playing, Creative games etc. Prizes were distributed to all the winners as token of regard.
Doctors & administratives of Hero DMC Heart Institute also participated in the event which included Dr. G S Wander, Dr. Bishav Mohan, Dr. Naved Aslam, Dr. Rohit tandon and Dr. Sheeba, Dr. Karanbir, Dr.Neha and Ritesh Talwar to support and applaud the nursing staff in their efforts to provide the best of their service to the hospital. Nursing Supervisor Manjit Bawa presented on the profile of Florence Nightingale. The theme of International Nurses day, “Force of Change : From evidence to action” was presented by Nurses in the form of a role play.
According to Chief Cardiologist Dr.G S Wander - World Nurses Day is a special day for nurses all over the world to celebrate their profession. Nurses play the most important role during a patient’s stay and treatment. He said while the patients appreciated their role, we as a society should also recognize their contribution and give them their due respect and recognition. The Celebration programme continued for about four hours and it was enjoyed by different categories of hospital staff.