National International Nurses Day 2017

Reason to celebrate: May 12, 2017 is National International Nurses Day.

International Nurses Day

Nurses play a vital role within our medical institutions, and have the effect of the welfare, safety and recovery of patients. Acknowledge the tireless efforts, lengthy hrs, and hard task finished by nurses who look after the ill and hurt on International Nurses Day.

Nominate our top nurses for national recognition
Nominate our top nurses for national recognition

IF YOU know an outstanding nurse or midwife who deserves to be honoured, now is the time to nominate them for the 10th annual HESTA Australian Nursing Awards. The annual Awards recognise graduates, individuals and teams for their professionalism, ...

Anger as racy International Nurses Day promotion misfires in China
Anger as racy International Nurses Day promotion misfires in China

But one of China's biggest online retailers chose to celebrate International Nurses Day, which falls on May 12, in a unconventional fashion -- with a promotion of racy nurse outfits and lingerie, vibrators and condoms. It unleashed a storm of criticism ...

International Nurses Day: Nurses are short on time, not compassion
International Nurses Day: Nurses are short on time, not compassion

For the past 50 years, May 12 – Florence Nightingale's birthday – has been celebrated around the world as “International Nurses Day”. But who exactly is celebrating nursing in 2015, when nurses appear to be under constant criticism and their morale is ...

Wonder Woman, World War I and Nightingale
Wonder Woman, World War I and Nightingale

Ottoman, 1853-1856), helped established the first secular nursing school in London, and even had her birthday celebrated as International Nurses Day! But she was in actual fact, much more than meets the eyes. She was an established writer, about ...

International Nurses Day; a time to remember those who died
International Nurses Day; a time to remember those who died

Celebrating International Nurses Day and raising money for commemorations honouring those who died in the Marquette ship sinking 100 years ago are from left, Anneke Clarke, Katie McIlraith, Sophie Stevenson, Jane Brosnahan, Carol McHaffie, Ruby ...

Hospice staff celebrate 50 years of International Nurses Day
Hospice staff celebrate 50 years of International Nurses Day

TODAY is International Nurses Day and staff at Bolton Hospice are joining in the celebrations to mark the 50th anniversary of the special event. The occasion has been honoured by nurses since 1965 on May 12 — the anniversary of the birth of Florence ...

The overworked, but underpaid, nightingales deserve better
The overworked, but underpaid, nightingales deserve better

With May 12 being observed as International Nurses Day, nurses in government hospitals across the State are demanding better salaries and working conditions apart from risk allowance, compensatory pay for working on government holidays and ...

May 12, 2017 is also Limerick Day, Nutty Fudge Day