The Deputy Minister of Health, Hon. Tina Gifty Naa Ayeley Mensah has called on Nurses and Midwives to ensure their patients health care will be their major priority in the nursing profession.
“It imperative to recognize that without patients , nurses and Midwives do not have any work to do, she said.
Hon. Tina Mensah made this statement at the induction ceremony for 2018 qualified Nursing Assistants, Nurses and Midwives at the middle zone at the campus of the Sunyani Nursing and Midwifery Training College in Sunyani on 27th November, 2019.
A senior lecturer at the school of Nursing and Midwifery, College of Health Sciences, University of Ghana Dr. Mrs Josephine Kyei urged the Six Thousands, one Hundred and Three(6,103) new Nurses, Midwives and Health Care Assistants who were inducted today to be agents of change with the ultimate aim of achieving the best for the health sector.
“You should see yourselves individuals who motivates, inspires, and potentially leads the change process in hope of a positive outcome”, she added.
She told them to be disciplined and desist from the act of using social media in the discharge of their duties.
“You focus on why you are in the hospital as a care giver which is emotional support, physical care and family support”, she noted.