On 12 May each year International Nurses Day is celebrated globally on the birthday of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing.

On International Nurses Day, NSW Health acknowledges the compassion, professionalism, and round-the-clock commitment of nurses caring for patients in the public health system. We celebrate and appreciate nurses, and the important role of nursing across the world.

Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer’s Message to NSW Health Nurses

Transcript: Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer’s Message to NSW Health Nurses

Nursing in NSW

As the single largest workforce group, nurses are there at every turn, making a real difference to the care and the experience of patients and their families and carers.

Hear what their profession means to nurses across NSW Health

Transcript: What their profession means to nurses across NSW Health

Page Updated: Monday 11 May 2020
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