Wockhardt Hospitals honours nurses across centers on the occasion of International Nurses Day

Nurse, forefront of patient care, plays a key role in all the medical institutions, with continuous nurturing and care for safety and recovery of patients. To appreciate their dedication, contribution and efforts, Wockhardt Hospitals celebrated International Nurses day at all its facilities.

Every year, International Nurses Day is celebrated across the world on May 12 as a tribute to Florence Nightingale. The theme for this year’s International Nurses Day chosen by International Council of Nurses (ICN) was “Nurses A Voice to Lead – Health is a Human right”.


Various interactive programmes like theme based slogan competition, Group selfie competition on happy moments, sari draping, fancy hairstyle, cultural activities, cake cutting, etc. were organised at all Wockhardt Hospitals for the nursing staff. To recognise the significant contributions made by nurses, they were rewarded with gold coins. Also, a session on Ergonomics, Stress Management was arranged for the nurses. An active participation from nursing staff was observed during the celebration that took place across all facilities of Wockhardt Hospitals: Vashi, Mira Road, Rajkot, Nagpur, Nashik, and Surat.  Wockhardt Hospitals Ltd. is one of the few professionally managed corporate hospital groups in the country which put patient safety and quality of care at the core of its strategy. The overall 1500 bedded hospitals have over 1000 Standard Operating Procedures or Protocols for both clinical and non-clinical processes in place. The guiding philosophy is to serve and enrich the Quality of Life of patients.

Expressing her views on the occasion, Ms. Zahabiya Khorakiwala, MD, Wockhardt Hospitals, said, “Nursing is the core of any healthcare system. A nurse plays a critical role in delivering quality patient care. We are honoured and proud of our nursing staff that always put their best foot forward to ensure the best care for our patients. Today, on the International Nurses Day, we celebrate the efforts that nurses have put in tirelessly through their life-changing contributions and compassionate care towards patients and their families.”

Dr. Clive Fernandes, Group Clinical Director at Wockhardt Hospitals said, “The nursing profession has always been a noble profession. The nursing department forms the backbone of the healthcare industry and nurses are remembered by their patients for the tender care that they deliver. I would like to congratulate all nurses on the occasion of Nursing Day.  You make us proud every day and ensure that @Wockhardt Hospitals Life Wins always.

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