The officers and staff of the Vijayawada divisional railway hospital, in association with American Oncology Institute, celebrated International Nurses Day at IPD block on the hospital premises on Friday.
The Chief Medical Superintendent (CMS) of the hospital and the nursing staff lighted a lamp to mark the birth anniversary of Florence Nightingale, the Lady with the Lamp. They garlanded her portrait and paid tributes to her.
Dr. Anila Patibandla, consultant oncologist, administered a pledge to the staff to work with ‘Service as Motto’.
The theme for 2023 is ‘Our Nurses & Our Future’, said Dr. Anila, and gave a presentation on cancer symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and the nursing care for cancer patients.
Dr. V. Sunil Kumar, physician, gave a demo on patient safety and enlightened the railway beneficiaries on the facilities available there.
Dr. Sowribala, Additional CMS Dr. M. Jaideep, Health & Family Welfare, and other officers participated.