The inaugural capping ceremony of the first batch of nursing students of the Hemas Nursing School was held recently with 53 nursing students, both males and females, capped by Mrs. Priyantha Abeygunawardena, Head of Nursing at the Hemas .\
Hospital. Chief Guest on the occasion was CEO Hemas Hospitals Pvt Ltd Dr. Kithsiri Edirisinghe with Chairman Hemas Hospitals Private Ltd and Director Hemas Holdings PLC Murtaza Esufally as Guest of Honour.
Run by the Associated College of Health Sciences (ACHS), the Nursing School’s first batch underwent an intensive 18-month training in subject matter and practice, conducted by experienced patient care training professionals. The main objective of the training programme was to train nurses who are technically sound and with caring personalities.