The day of May 12 has been chosen to mark the birthday of Florence Nightingale. She is known as the founder of Modern Nursing. The history states that this occasion was first observed in 1953.
CELEBRATING NATIONAL Nurses day is just a small expression of gratitude to tell our nurses that we appreciate the work they do. A week has been dedicated to celebrate National Nurses Week. And like every year National Nurses Week 2010 is also celebrated from May 6 to May 12.
The day of May 12 has been chosen to mark the birthday of Florence Nightingale. She is known as the founder of Modern Nursing. The history states that this occasion was first observed in 1953. United States Department of Health had suggested celebrating Nurses Day in October to mark Nightingale’s 100 years of going to Crimeea.
Later, in 1974 under President Richard Nixon leadership National Nurses week was proclaimed and since then May 6 is the National Recognition Day for Nurses. May 8 is celebrated as National Students Nurses Day, Wednesday is observed as National School Nurse Day and International Nurses Day is on May 12.
Here are some of the quotes that you wish to pass on to the nurses in the National Nurses Day 2010:
Nurses dispense comfort, compassion, and caring without even a prescription.
Comfort provided by a Nurse is comfort provided by God himself.
The hands of the Nurses represent the hands of the God, which has heeling touch.
Happy Nurses Day 2010, and be proud of yourself for serving the World.
National Nurses Day is just an occasion to thank you for the service Nurses have been providing to the mankind.