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Nurses' Day

About Nurses' Day

A chance to say thank you

Nurses’ Day takes place on 12 May each year, the anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth. 

It’s a chance to celebrate the remarkable difference nursing staff around the world make every day. It’s also a time for patients to thank nursing staff for their dedication and care.

2016 is the Royal College of Nursing’s centenary year, which makes our Nurses’ Day celebrations even more special.