KPJ Ipoh Specialist Hospital celebrated Nurses Day with many activities including a food fair and jumble sale recently. The proceeds from this effort was channeled to charitable organisations and one of it is Rumah Warga Tua Anning, Ipoh, a shelter for the poor and homeless.
The celebration continued with cake-cutting ceremony in all wards. President of KPJ Healthcare Berhad who is also the Chairman of KPJ Ipoh Specialist Hospital, Tn Hj Amiruddin Abdul Satar graced the cake cutting ceremony together with nurses and patients. Besides a lucky draw, a treasure hunt was organised for five days beginning with a focus to further create the awareness on the hospital’s policy and procedure in a fun way.
International Nurses Day (IND) is celebrated around the world on May 12 each year, to mark the contributions of nurses to society at large; and the theme for 2014 is Nurses: A Force for Change – A Vital Resource for Health.