International Nurses Day

Noble job: Serving with a smile in Covid times

Noble job: Serving with a smile in Covid times

Nursing staff and students of St. Soldier pay tributes to Miss Florence Nightingale in Jalandhar on Wednesday.

Tribune News Service
Jalandhar, May 12

By paying tribute to Miss Florence Nightingale and by saluting all the nurses who have been working day and night in this pandemic, the nursing students of St Soldier Nursing Training Institute, Khambra, observed International Nurses Day.

Students and staff paid tribute to Miss Florence by lighting candles and took an oath to always serve the patients. On this occasion, a rangoli competition was organised on the theme of increasing the courage of the nurses and medical staff, awareness and responsibilities among the people.

Students take oath to work day and night amid raging Covid pandemic. Tribune Photos

Aanchal, Jessica and Sakeena gor first, second and third positions, respectively in the contest. Vice-chairperson of St Soldier Group, Sangeeta Chopra said people were in fear of corona, but medical and nursing professionals were serving greatly and it is everyone’s responsibility to support them and follow the guidelines of the government. She inspired nursing students to serve the people by taking inspiration from Miss Florence’s life.

Meanwhile, students of Kanya Maha Vidyalaya also acknowledged the contribution of nurses in the present Covid times with enthusiasm. The celebrations were organised by the Department of Student Welfare. During the celebrations, KMVites expressed their love and affection for the nurses all over the world and came up with wonderful presentations to convey gratitude to the nurses for their relentless services to mankind especially during the pandemic.

Students displayed their gratitude by designing unique posters, slogans and also shared their videos depicting their gratitude. Posters made by Khushboo, Gurdev and Khushpreet were appreciated a lot for their uniqueness.

Principal Prof (Dr) Atima Sharma Dwivedi averred that KMV salutes all nurses for going an extra mile in their efforts to nurse the world during the pandemic. She further maintained that their commitment to provide efficient and effective care founded on professionalism, skills and deep compassion is much inspiring and commendable. Principal lauded the efforts of Dr Madhumeet, Dean, Department of Student Welfare, for successfully organising the celebrations.

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