Srinagar : Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences celebrated International Nurses day on Wednesday to commemorate birth anniversary of Florence Nightingale, pioneer of modern nursing. The inaugural function was followed by seminar focused on this year’s theme – A voice to lead health for all.
According to a statement issued to GNS, Director SKIMS & EOSG, Dr. Omar Javed Shah, who was the chief guest on the occasion, paid rich tribute to Florence.
He said Nightingale laid solid foundation for patient care. He appreciated SKIMS nursing staff for being main driving force who have a pivotal role in patient management.
He further said SKIMS works 24×7 and asked nursing staff to be an example in delivering of patient care like Florence Nightingale.
Medical Superintendent, SKIMS, Dr. Farooq A. Jan hailed role of nursing at SKIMS and applauded them for their contribution towards patient care.
The function was attended by faculty SKIMS, nursing staff, nursing faculty and staff from associated hospitals. (GNS)