SRINAGAR: On International Nurses Day, the SMHS Nursing Staff has reiterated their commitment to healthcare in this deadly pandemic while celebrating the day with Covid-19 patients to instil hope among the victims at a time of desperate struggle against the virus.
As this pandemic took a heavy toll on nurses across the world, nursing staff in SMHS and other hospitals keep their guard up to deliver their services and strengthening the backbone of healthcare in Srinagar and other districts.
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“The surge in Covid positive cases has constrained the health sector everywhere, but nurses in Kashmir are motivated to execute their services to withstand this pandemic,” Assistant Matron, SMHS Ms Shapoo, leading the fight against covid-19 said. “We nurses are frontline workers executing our duties with full dedication and high spirits to help our government, society and entire humanity to come out of this challenging phase”.
Shapoo said that the SMHS nursing staff are standing with patients every time to ensure that their oxygen supply is sustained besides providing all necessary medical requirements and logistics including medicine.
“Nurses are first to attend to the Covid patients and supporting them with oxygen and drugs,” she said. She maintained that there isn’t any issue regarding the treatment of infected persons in the hospital, as SMHS hospital is equipped with an adequate number of beds supplemented with abundant oxygen.
While reiterating commitment, she said that nurses are giving the best of their capabilities and hoped that like last year, Kashmir will emerge successfully from the gloom of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Also, she appealed to relatives of Covid patients admitted to SMHS hospital to avoid frequent visits saying that it is imperative to break the chain of virus spread, as nurses are taking due care of all the patients without any discrimination.