International Nurses’ Day – Thursday 12 May 2016

International Nurses' Day

12 May 2016

International Nurses’ Day is celebrated around the world every year on May 12 – the anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth. Nurses’ Day is a chance to celebrate the remarkable difference nursing staff make each and every day and also to say ‘thank you’.

From the moment a new life begins, to saying goodbye to a loved one, and all the stages in between, nursing staff help to make a difference.

Fill out the brief form below to share your thanks… all of the ‘thank you’ messages will feature on our special nurses’ day ‘thank you board’ below!


Thank you board

Sam Brenton – Cancer Services, Torbay Hospital

Thank you for making Cancer Services a great place to work and inspiring us all daily.

Submitted by: Anonymous

Laura McGregor – Ricky Grant Day Unit, Torbay Hospital

Thank you for carrying on through often difficult circumstances and always being cheerful to the Patients.

Submitted by: Anonymous

Sarah McMurray – Turner Ward, Torbay Hospital

Sarah is an inspiration to all her colleagues. She manages Turner Ward effectively and always has everyone’s needs above her own. I want to say thank you for inspiring me to do a better job with thought and empathy.

Submitted by: Anonymous

The Community Out of Hours Nursing Team

Thank you all for all your hard work overnight. You do a great job.

Submitted by: Anonymous

The Nursing Team of the Lower Limb Therapy Service – Lower Limb Therapy Service

Such a wonderful nursing team, who dedicate their experience to provide care and compassion to those patients suffering with lower limb chronic ulcers. A huge thank you to all those registered and SNR’s who work tirelessly in clinics across the Trust everyday.

Submitted by: Anonymous

All the A&E nurses – A&E

You are all amazing. You work so well as a team to support each other and to patients. Everyone there deserves a medal for your hard work.

Submitted by: Anonymous

Guillermo Galilea Martinez (Will) – Emergency Department

I would like to thank Will for agreeing to take part in filming today for Spotlight .This was focusing on EU nurses recruited into our organisation and their experience .

Submitted by: Jacquie Phare
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