On World Health Day, we want to take a moment to acknowledge all of those that are working on the front lines around the clock to help nurture us back to health. This is true for all medical professionals, but today, along with the World Health Organization, we are honoring the selfless contribution of our nurses.
There is just something about a nurse that makes them special. Maybe it’s their strong desire to nurture or their innate ability to heal, both mentally and physically. They play the part of a friend that is there when you need them, and are a dedicated confidante in a time of need.
So many have paved the way for the healthcare industry as we know it today. We shudder to imagine life without these nursing pioneers and their contributions.
Here are just a few of the notable nurses in history:
Click on the image below for a brief tribute, as well as a collection of nurse appreciation gift ideas.