The Apollo hosoitals group's annual nursing conclave was themed ‘What got us here won't get us there' and witnessed key thought leaders from the government and healthcare fraternity deliberate, debate and discuss how India can address the healthcare skill gap & empower nursing fraternity to take higher clinical responsibilities & also work as an empowered team to improve patient outcome and reduce cost.
The conclave was aimed to recognize and appreciate the crucial role played by nurses in healthcare sector and to defining a strategy for improvement of techniques and patient safety. There was special focus on imparting technical knowledge on the various emerging technologies in the field. Over 400 delegates from across the country participated in the Conclave. Annual Nursing Conclave of Apollo Hospital, is organized every year at different cities in order to bring together the talent of nurses, reflect on the nursing practices and provide a platform for the professionals to discuss current issues and developments in the area of healthcare. Nursing professionals of all age groups including Nurse Leaders, Managers, Front line Nurses, Nursing Operations Teams, Nursing Quality teams; Nurse Students and Teaching Faculty of training institutions of Nursing from all over the country attended the Conclave to share their knowledge and best practices to face the challenges of healthcare with high quality services.
Dr Rupali Basu, President & CEO, Eastern Region, Apollo Hospitals Group, India, said "Apollo Hospitals has always strived hard to provide the highest level of training to nurses. Nurses are a vital part of the healthcare system. I believe that the deliberations to take place in this forum will pave way in bringing enhancement in overall functioning of the fraternity, not only at Apollo Hospitals' facilities, but in the entire healthcare sector."
From left: Ms Lakshmi Bhattacharya, Director- Nursing, Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals, Kolkata, Dr. Anupam Sibal, Group Medical Director, Apollo Hospitals Group, India, Dr Rupali Basu, President & CEO, Eastern Region, Apollo Hospitals Group, India, actor Prosenjit Chatterjee and Rituparna Sengupta, Ms. Latika Das, Registrar, West Bengal Nursing Council and Capt. Usha Banerjee, Group Nursing Director, Apollo Hospitals Group, India, during the inauguration of 6th Annual Nursing Conclave, 2015.