Srinagar: Sheri-I-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) Srinagar on Thursday celebrated International Nurses Day with a theme “Nurses-Our Nurses our Future”.
The day is being celebrated all over the globe to commemorate the birth anniversary of Florence Nightingale, pioneer of modern nursing.
The Department of Nursing Administration, SKIMS celebrated the day on this year’s theme “Nurses- Our Nurses our Future”.
Speaking on the occasion, Director SKIMS & EOSG, Prof. Parvaiz A Koul, congratulated Nursing Administration and said the role of nurse is critical in any medical setup.
He exhorted upon Senior Nurses at SKIMS to help to train junior nurses for better and efficient patient care.
He asked nurses to be more contributory and guide patients to use digital platforms available at hospitals to facilitate over all patient care system.
Dean Medical Faculty, SKIMS, Prof. Bashir A Laway hailed role of nurses in patient care. He applauded them for their contribution and said nurses now have to play dual role and participate in teaching besides their routine work.
The function was attended by HOD’s/ Heads of Sections, Faculty SKIMS, Nursing Staff and Nursing Faculty, Administrative Heads and Students.