International Nurses’ Day is celebrated around the world each year on 12 May, the anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth. This year in particular it’s an extra special occasion because not only does it fall during International Year of the Nurse and Midwife, it also marks the 200th anniversary of Nightingale’s birth.
Ordinarily this would be a time for mass celebration, but as nursing staff across the world stand united in responding to the global COVID-19 pandemic, we must use today to shine a light on the remarkable work all health and care staff are doing for the entire nation.
That’s why we are saying thank you to nursing staff everywhere.
A very special Thank you and Well done must go to Alfie and Charlie who created some beautiful work to show their appreciation to Nurses everywhere. The boys especially wanted to show their appreciation to their wonderful Mum, who is also a Nurse.
Please look at more of their fantastic work in our Gallery!