Vaatsalya Hospital, Hanamkonda conducted a village meet on 6th January at Manukonda Village. Mandal surpunch,Village secretary, Aasha workers mandala in charge and 35 villagers gathered in the program.
International Nurses Day, celebrated on 12th May every year is also recognised around the world as Florence Nightingale’s birthday. Florence Nightingale’s work laid the foundations for a modern nursing profession. She set out to improve the care that nurses give, helping to save lives but also improve the quality of patients’ lives. Today’s nurses are the guardians of Florence Nightingale’s vision. It is always a time for nurses to gather and celebrate the role of this profession in our society. This year is no exception. Vaatsalya hospitals has been celebrating Nurses’ day since their inception in 2005. This year also it was celebrated across our hospitals in Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh to commemorate Florence Nightingale’s life.
The celebration started with an oath taken by all the nursing staff and cutting of cake. There was also a presentation on various challenges of modern nursing which was presented by the nursing superintendent. International Nurses Day is the perfect opportunity for recognizing the contribution and effort of nursing staffs. Vaatsalya presented Florence Nightingale Awards to 25 of their nurses who delivered extraordinary performance this year.