Nurses and midwives in Ekiti state have been charged to have a positive change of attitude to portray them as good health care givers that they are.
The commissioner for health and human services Dr. Mojisola Yaya-Kolade gave this charge in Ado Ekiti during the 14th edition of the student nurses week.
Yaya-Kolade described the student nurses and midwives as the future of the profession and charged them to give 110% to their duties,to be ethical,hardworking,dedicated,compassionate and to give their best to what they do and practice so as to be the best nurse and midwife that they are.
Earlier,the chief medical director of Ekiti state university teaching hospital prof.Kayode Olabanji said the importance of the celebration is to review what they have been thought with the aim of proven.
He said the nurses and midwives trained in the institution have proven themselves by holding their heads high everywhere they found themselves in the world because of the training they have received from the school.
In her Own remark,the principal of the Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital School of Nursing Mrs. Theresa Bamigboye appreciated Ekiti state government for the peaceful atmosphere that the staff and students enjoy.
She emphasized that the students are relevant to the profession because they carry out what they have been thought in the school,even at the bedside. She reminded the students of the ethics of nursing profession and to always see patients as their relatives whenever they are dealing with them.
In his words of appreciation,the student union president of the school Mr. Joseph Abiola appreciated the state government for it’s interest in the school activities and pledged that the students of the institution will not relent in their efforts to be the best that the school is known for.