Let’s celebrate this day as a day to respect, protect and thank our nurses. In addition, this blog post will highlight the importance of International Nurses Day and what our Nurses have said about working for Athena Healthcare Group.
What this day is about
International Nurses Day is celebrated on 12th May every year to commemorate the contribution of nurses towards society. Therefore, this day is dedicated to honouring the efforts of nurses worldwide who work tirelessly to provide quality healthcare to patients. The COVID-19 pandemic has further highlighted the importance of nurses in healthcare. Moreover, nurses around the world have been working tirelessly to treat COVID-19 patients, they have put their own lives at risk and for that, they deserve to be celebrated!
On International Nurses Day, let us recognise the dedication and sacrifice of nurses worldwide. Furthermore, let us celebrate their contribution to society and pledge to support them in their efforts to provide quality healthcare to all.
Quotes from our nurses
Here is what our nurses had to say about what it’s like working for Athena Healthcare Group…
“You get recognition of hard work, support from senior managers, and the chance to develop and progress in the company.”- Sue
“Great atmosphere, great teamwork management.” – Claire
“Good team comradery.”- Ian
Our employee’s views on the benefits of being a nurse…
“Every day is very different! You never know what will happen each day. Building relationships with the residents and getting to know them and their families is very special.” – Sue
“Helping people and teamwork.” – Ian
“Building relationships with families and working with the elderly.” – Claire
How you can celebrate International Nurses Day
Let’s make sure they know they are appreciated today, here’s a few ways you can celebrate:
- Send a thank-you note or message to a nurse you know and appreciate.
- Donate to organisations that support nurses and nursing education.
- Participate in events and activities organised to honour nurses in your community.
- Advocate for policies that support nurses and improve healthcare for all.
- Educate yourself and others about the crucial role of nurses in healthcare and the challenges they face.