Community joins nation in celebrating hospitals, nurses

‘I attribute my success to this – I never gave or took any excuse.’ — Florence Nightingale

Community joins nation in celebrating hospitals, nursesDuring May 6-12, Ridgecrest Regional Hospital will join installations around the nation in observing “Hospital Week” and “Nurses Week.” Both events are held annually in conjunction with Florence Nightingale’s birthday on May 12.

This year’s theme for Hospital Week is “Caring Is our Calling.”

“We at Ridgecrest Regional Hospital are invested in caring from the heart every day of every year,” said RRH CEO Jim Suver.

“At RRH, many times we are helping those we know — our neighbors, our family, our friends. We are honored to be able to provide excellent care to our community, and we are committed to continuing to provide services that support health and well-being in and around Ridgecrest.”

RRH also celebrates the contributions of its nurses, “whose willingness to go above and beyond defines the values of Ridgecrest Regional Hospital,” said Suver.

RRH officials thanked both the nursing staff and other employees for their commitment to “top-quality, patient-centered” care.

“We also want to thank our community,” said Suver. “You deserve special recognition for your efforts in making Ridgecrest Regional Hospital the best place to receive care and services.”

Pictured: Some of the dedicated nursing staff of Ridgecrest Regional Hospital, honored during a previous celebration of National Nurses Week. — Photo by Laura Austin

Story First Published: 2018-05-04