Dr (Mrs) Linda Vanotoo, Western Regional Director of Health, at the weekend called on the Retired Nurses and Midwives Club (RENAMIC) to assist in the regulation of the conduct of their colleagues at post.
Making the call at the inauguration of the Regional branch of RENAMIC in Takoradi.
Dr Vanotoo spoke against the unethical conducts of nurses including inappropriate dressing and excessive drinking, adding: “Nursing which is a noble profession is losing its noble face.”
She urged members of the club to share their experiences and expertise with young nurses to improve service delivery.
Dr Vanatoo asked the members to counsel senior high school students on the nursing and midwifery profession and how they could enter nursing training institutions, as part of their social responsibilities.
Mrs Christina Quayson, Regional Chairperson of RENAMIC, spoke of the efforts the club is making to “Bring back the beauty of nursing”.
She said the club had planned visits to hospitals to interact with nurses and other officials to improve good management and service delivery.
Nana Kobina Nketsia IV, Omanhene of Essikado, advised the members to cooperate to achieve the objectives of the club.