Fortis Hospitals Mumbai celebrate International Nurses’ Day
May 19th, 2015, Mumbai: As part of the nationwide Fortis Network celebrations to mark International Nurses Day, a special function to felicitate Nurses and acknowledge their contributions of selfless service towards patient-care, was hosted across all four units in Mumbai. Week long celebrations that extend till the end of the week include talent development, skill development and engaging sessions focusing on ‘Nurses Being the Force of Change’.
In addition, various fun competitions including talent hunt, poetry, dance & model making competition, movie marathon and others were organized. Special sessions on Art of Living – ‘Nurses Need Nurturing Too’ and a panel discussion – ‘Nurses, A Force for Change: care effective & cost effective’ were also organized, with over 900 nurses being a part of the celebrations and discussions.
Mr. Sukhmeet Sandhu, Zonal Director, Fortis Healthcare, added, “The nursing role is rapidly evolving as nurses are now tasked with wider health care responsibilities. We highly appreciate the effort and patience that every nurse puts behind caring for patients and their wellbeing and this is a perfect opportunity to recognize their selfless contributions. Nurses are an integral part of the hospital and vital to our values of compassionate patient care and world-class medical services and through this celebration, we thank each and every nurse for their noble contribution”.
Roselind Mathews, Chief of Nursing, Fortis Hiranandani Hospital said, “I feel immensely privileged and gratified to be associated with Fortis Healthcare and to be a part of the celebrations. It is such a humbling feeling to realize that one’s actions touch thousands of nurses as well as patients and their families.”
The event witnessed tremendous participation from the audience further encouraging the nurses to contribute their best. International Nurses Day is celebrated every year on the 12th of May to commemorate the birth anniversary legendary Florence Nightingale, the founder of Modern nursing.
About Fortis Healthcare Limited
Fortis Healthcare Limited is a leading integrated healthcare delivery service provider in India. The healthcare verticals of the company primarily comprise hospitals, diagnostics and day care specialty facilities. The company operates its healthcare delivery services in India, Dubai, Mauritius and Sri Lanka with 54 healthcare facilities (including projects under development), approximately 10,000 potential beds and 260 diagnostic centres. In a global study of the 30 most technologically advanced hospitals in the world, its flagship, the Fortis Memorial Research Institute’ (FMRI), was ranked No.2, by ‘topmastersinhealthcare.com, and placed ahead of many other outstanding medical institutions in the world.
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