Nurses Week

Listen to the voice of “The Lady with the Lamp,” Florence Nightingale

Listen to the voice of “The Lady with the Lamp,” Florence Nightingale

Hear a recording of Florence Nightingale from 1890 in this incredible video!

Our favorite tributes to nurses

Our favorite tributes to nurses

There are few things nurses would love to have more than better salaries, good working conditions and genuine appreciation. We’ll continue to advocate for better pay and working conditions, but right now we can do something about the “appreciation” part of the equation…

Happy Birthday Flo!

Happy Birthday Flo!

Here’s a poem for kids on what Florence Nightingale did for the nurse’s profession!

Doctors’ tributes to nurses in real life

Doctors’ tributes to nurses in real life

These stories are sure to erase any doubt that doctors do appreciate nurses.

Memo from a nurse: Why is Nurses Week so weak?

Memo from a nurse: Why is Nurses Week so weak?

Good thing Nurses Week isn’t my morning coffee. It’s so weak! Why does this celebration keep getting watered down?

5 ways for nurses to celebrate Nurses Week

5 ways for nurses to celebrate Nurses Week

Nurses Week is a great time for us to do something for ourselves, for each other and for our profession!

Advice to management on the occasion of Nurses Week

Advice to management on the occasion of Nurses Week

Here are a few ideas for making this Nurses Week not only memorable, but meaningful.

How do you celebrate Nurses Week?

How do you celebrate Nurses Week?

What are you doing for National Nurses Week? Any special plans, activities or traditions?

The history of National Nurses Week

The history of National Nurses Week

Did you know that Nurse’s Week didn’t start until the 1970s, or that President Eisenhower missed his chance to become a hero to nurses everywhere?

Personal thoughts on Nurses Week 2013

Only nurses can really understand how nurses should be celebrated…so this year, let’s make it happen!

Nursing: How do I love thee?

Nursing: How do I love thee?

A challenge: To come up with things I love about being a nurse, from the serious to the silly. So, let me count the ways…

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How do I deal with working holidays?

Heading into work while your family gathers for the holiday? We’ll help you cope.

Nurse Cake Wins!

Nurse Cake Wins!

Scrubsmag.com found a few fabulous looking treats. Don’t you wish your workplace would present these cakes to you in appreciation (along with a fat bonus check)?

Nurse Cake Wrecks!

Nurse Cake Wrecks!

What were they thinking? Check out this hilarious gallery of unfortunate (and unappetizing!) nurse-themed “treats.” Ugh!

What I’d like for Nurses Week next year, part 2

What I’d like for Nurses Week next year, part 2

The second part of any Very Special Episode is where you expect the fireworks to happen, so let’s get to them with this: a list of five systemic changes that managements all over the healthcare system could make to make Nurses’ Week obsolete!