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MILITARY NURSING SERVICE CELEBRATES 96TH RAISING DAY

October 02, 2021 07:46 PM

“IN SERVICE OF AILING HUMANITY: YEOMAN SERVICE”

Raj Sadosh

Abohar/Sriganganagar: The Nursing Officers of the Military Nursing service at Jaipur Military station are celebrating their 96th Raising day on 1stOctober. On the occasion, Lt Gen Amardeep Singh Bhinder, AVSM, VSM, GOC -in – Chief, HQ South Western Command extended his greetings to all the officers of the Military Nursing Service and their families.

The history of the only “All women” services in the Armed forces dates back to 28th March1888 with a handful of British Nurses, who later transformed into the permanent Nursing Service on 1st Oct 1926. At the moment, the Corps has 5000 strong, highly educated and specialized nurses who are professionally competent, compassionate and ready to take on any challenges with a mission of “Excellence in patient care both in War and Peace” and a motto of “service with Smile”.

There are six Colleges of Nursing Pan India under tri Services which prepares and trains the Military Nurses to graduate into the Corps of Military Nursing Service other than the Short Service lateral entry which is done as and when the need arises for manpower enhancement. The entry is done through All India online entrance exam at basic level.

There are six Colleges of Nursing Pan India under tri Services which prepares and trains the Military Nurses to graduate into the Corps of Military Nursing Service other than the Short Service lateral entry which is done as and when the need arises for manpower enhancement. The entry is done through All India online entrance exam at basic level.

In a recent contribution by Military Nursing Officers at MH Jaipur, two extreme low birth weight twin babies born on 15th Jul 2021 with Twin 1 – 985 gm BW and Twin 2 – 1010gm BW who were also having severe respiratory distress and other complications at birth were sent home on 2nd Sep 2021 after 65 days of NICU stay. The highly competent NICU team managed to save lives of extremely complicated cases successfully.

Military Nursing Officers are providing patient care service not only in the country but are also serving in UN Missions, and are an integral part in all disaster and pandemic relief operations undertaken by tri-services.

Army Commander lauded the untiring efforts and perseverance of the MNS officers for their competent, compassionate and disciplined services both during War and Peace. 

 
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