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SKIMS celebrates International Nurses Day

‘Nurses playing critical role in healthcare, deserve recognition’
12:13 AM May 15, 2024 IST | GK NEWS SERVICE
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Srinagar, May 14: Secretary Health & Medical Education/ Director SKIMS Dr. Syed Abid Rasheed lauded the nurses for their relentless services and contributions in patient care management.

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Dr Syed Abid Rasheed who was Chief Guest on International Nurses Day Event organised by the Department of Hospital Administration SKIMS in his address acknowledged the critical role of Nurses in healthcare and said that they deserve all recognition and encouragement.

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Speaking on the occasion, he admired the nursing workforce at SKIMS for their dedication and selfless services during COVID-19. He expressed his appreciation for their commitment and dedication toward patient care in testing times.

Lauding the commitment of medical professionals, he said to keep up with changing times is important and stressed that Nurses/ paramedics should focus on their skill enhancement, upgrade their knowledge, improve their communication skills, have empathy and focus on ethical practices with work/ life balance. “These are very important to maintain professionalism and sustain integrity with a special focus on teamwork,” he said.

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He assured full support of the department to provide an enabling ecosystem to facilitate best patient care practices.

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Dean Medical Faculty, SKIMS Prof. Shariq Masoodi , Additional Director SKIMS & Special Secretary to Govt. Dr. Firdous Giri and Medical Superintendent SKIMS Dr. Farooq Jan also spoke on  the occasion and hailed Nursing Administration SKIMS  for contribution towards patient care and said that they play pivotal role in healing the patient.

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Organising Chairperson & Incharge Nursing Daljit Kour in her address highlighted the importance of this year's theme "Our Nurses. Our Future The Economic Power of Care".

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The event was organised by the Department of Nursing Administration, Sheri-I-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences celebrated “International Nurses Day” to commemorate the birth anniversary of “Florence Nightingale” pioneer of modern nursing. The function was attended by HOD’s/ Heads of Sections, Principal Nursing College, Faculty SKIMS, Nursing Staff and Nursing Faculty, Administrative Heads and Students. On the conclusion of the function Appreciation Certificates"  were given to senior nursing staff.

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