Bangalore.Vikram Hospital, Bengaluru’s trusted quaternary care and multi-specialty health facility celebrated International Nurses’ Day for the fifth consecutive year under the theme “The Balance of Mind, Body and Spirit”.  Thirty nurses from Vikram Hospital who have served for more than five years at the hospital were recognized and honoured for their dedication, commitment, leadership, professionalism and above all excellence in patient care.

The initiative from the hospital celebrated the contribution of nurses who tirelessly continue to care for their patients every single day of the year without a blink, to ensure their safety and fast recovery. Over 230 nurses, 40 doctors/surgeons and 200+ representatives including the management and other hospital staff were present at the function

Speaking on this occasion, Mr. Sudhir Pai, Executive Director & Chief Executive Officer, Vikram Hospital said, “We are so proud of our nursing staff for their continuous dedication, enthusiasm, leadership, professional care and life-changing contributions to the life of patients and their families. Our nurses are the backbone of our hospital and we are elated to honour their commitment at every step of the way. This is the fifth year in a row that we are felicitating our nurses and we do hope that they continue to provide relentless support to our patient care model and excel in every possible manner in the personal and professional lives. Today is their day and we are proud to recognise their efforts and reward them for the hard work they do on a daily basis.”

The objective of this programme was specifically to highlight and share the outstanding work being carried out by the nursing staff which impacts positively on care delivery. The event saw the enthusiastic participation from all participants. Numerous programmes such as medical related general quiz, cooking competition, singing & dancing competition, mime competition (concept save water & save trees), rangoli competition, dumb charade etc. were organised at Hospital for the nursing team.

 Ms. Kamilas Mary Prashanth, Nursing Director, Vikram Hospital, added “Our primary goal is to be committed to our service and demonstrate persistence and personal dedication to achieve the recovery and wellbeing of patients. There are about 20 million nursing professionals across the world, of which 1.5 million are from India. Nurses’ Day is celebrated all over the world in remembrance of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern day nursing, the reason of existence of each and every nurse. The nurses are so busy in their daily routine and celebrations like these make them feel special and make them feel how important they are to the functioning of the hospital. It also helps them to showcase their talents and meet their peers in a more relaxed setting which is otherwise not possible. Such felicitations keep them motivated as their efforts are appreciated and rewarded.”

Nurses who completed a tenure of five years at the hospital were duly rewarded for their services. The awardees included Selvarani P, Ashwini N,Remya C S and Roopa B. In addition to these awards the  Best ICU –& CTICU (Cadio Thoracic ICU), Best Ward and Best Unit Nurse award was announced and awarded. Nineteen nurses were awarded from across specialites.

These awards were distributed by  Mr. Sudhir Pai J, Executive Director & CEO, Dr. P Ranganath Nayak Medical Director, Dr. K N Manjunath, Consultant, Internal Medicine & Geraitrics and Dr.K.S Satish, Cosultant Pulmonologist & Chest Physician.

Vikram Hospital is a leader in the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease and is among the top heart centres in India. The Hospital Centre provides high-quality care in all clinical disciplines and has outstanding specialized treatment facility for Cardiology, Cardiac Surgery, Neurology, Neuro Surgery, Centre for Stroke and Epilepsy, Orthopaedic and Trauma Care, Spine Surgery, Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery, Gastroenterology and Hepatobillary, Nephrology, Urology, Critical Care, Pulmonology, Endocrinology, Maxillofacial, ENT, Plastic Surgery, Medical and Surgical Oncology, Gynaecology, Cosmetology and Dermatology Centre attracts patients from all over the world. Vikram Hospital has been committed to delivering standard-setting medical care for more than two decades now and has the finest super-specialty hospitals, expertise and services truly matching with international standards. For more information please visit

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