Nurse Ranchana Boonprasert is a registered nurse in the Bone Marrow Transplant Unit at Samitivej Srinakarin Hospital. In this department, patients often feel hopeless and in despair, affecting the family members caring for the patients as well. Nurse Ranchana always seeks an opportunity to sit down with the patient and family members to give them comfort and strength to fight the illness together. She has never looked down or walked away from her patient. Her presence around the patients and family members gives them the comfort and support they need to get through their darkest hours. To her patients, she is the soul that lifts the spirits of everyone around her with her smile and caring personality.
Nurse Ranchana has been recognized as a role model by her colleagues. Her immediate supervisor said, "Nurse Ranchana always shows a willingness to help out others in need. Many times, the patients refuse to comply with the treatment plan due to hopelessness, Nurse Ranchana approaches the patients with care and loving nature. She sits down for hours to talk with them and to show them the meaning of life. Family members always call me to give compliments and praise to Nurse Ranchana for her effort to bring the smile to their loved ones." She has been the star of our department ever since she joined the team. A family member once said, "Without Nurse Ranchana, we would be lost altogether. She's the light that shines through. Even our toughest day, we can always count on Nurse Ranchana to get us through." Nurse Ranchana is the type of nurse our profession deserves. Her smile and gentle spirit are the answer to get the patient through their tough times.