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May 6, 2019 is National Nurses Day. It also marks the beginning of the National Nurses Week. On May 12, 2019, International Nurses Day 2019 will be celebrated. It is the birthday of Florence Nightingale, the Pioneer of Nursing. The International Council of Nurses observes this day. The theme for International Nurses Day this year will be …

A Voice to Lead: Nurses are essential in transforming health care and health systems such that no person is left behind, without access to care or impoverished because of their need for health care. Health for All: Health for All means not just the availability of health services, but a complete state of physical and mental health that enables a person to lead a socially and economically productive life. Rather than write about the art of nursing and the importance of this day, these International Nurses Day quotes remind us of the importance of nursing no matter what path we have chosen to pursue.

“They may forget your name, but they will never forget how you made them feel.” – Maya Angelo

“A thousand words will not leave so deep an impression as one deed”. – Henrik Ibsca

“She said the object and color in the materials around us actually have a physical effect on us, on how we feel”. -Florence Nightingale

“Nurses are there when the last breath is taken and nurses are there when the first breath is taken.

Although it is more enjoyable to celebrate the birth, it is just as important to comfort in death.” -Christine Bell

“A great nurse sees the patient, not the illness.”-unknown

In a profession where going above and beyond is often the ordinary vs. the extraordinary, I’d like to thank all the nurses that help make CHN the company that it is today. Home Care nursing is needed now more than ever and shows no signs of slowing down. Whether you have recently chosen to enter the home care field of nursing or are a seasoned veteran who has weathered the changes throughout the years, we appreciate all that you do!


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