On 18th April 2013, Dr Krit Sakulpat – Head of Community Medicine at Vachira Phuket presided over an event which was held to show respect to the elderly. Doctors, nurses and a number of elderly people participated in the event.
Vachira Phuket Hospital Director – Dr Jetsada Jongpaiboonpattana, said the event shows Vachira Phuket Hospital recognises the importance of showing respect towards to the elderly. It is nice to see elderly people come together to socialize and we have to learn to express gratitude to the elderly. They have given us a culture that deserves commendation from the Thai society. Vachira Phuket Hospital is important for the elderly and we are ready to help create something good in our society. People need to see the value and importance of the elders because then they will realise it is them who have developed the overall stability of our society.