Public urged to express gratitude to nurses for their caring attitude

The union said "many people don't really know what nurses do on a daily basis" though national public perception of nurses ranks high.

She said care for the oceans and waterway is crucial as they provide natural resources including food, medicine, biofuels and other products, adding that the health of the planet, people's health and future food security will depend on how we treat the Earth.

Kingsbridge District Nurse Manager Kate Snook nominated Penny Yeoman, a community registered nurse.

Western Cape health MEC Nomafrench Mbombo says nursing staff forms the backbone of the health profession. "Every day we value your contributions, as you spend your day caring for others".

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King's Lynn, Norfolk, will be applauding nursing "superheroes", such as Julie Theobald, who fulfilled her childhood dream to become a nurse when she qualified in 2006, after years of study alongside work and family commitments. More and more sophisticated equipment is in the hands of nurses, more so in developed nations. Only through this universal profession can we ever hope to improve health, promote gender equality and support economic growth on a global scale.

Florence's parents were shocked when she told them of her intention of becoming a nurse.

Director of nursing Emma Hardwick said: "The QEH is lucky to have such a dedicated nursing team so it is important that we take opportunities such as nurses day to say thank you for their efforts and hard work". You are the best nurse in the world. She returned to school to become a family nurse practitioner and now works in a practice treating patients with asthma, allergy and pulmonary issues in both children and adults.

And there's Erin Kuhl, an oncology nurse on 5 Center, who was nominated by the wife of a Hospice patient that sadly passed away. Because the job of a nurse is at a level that requires all of those things. "This can negatively effect wellness outcomes".

With more than 15 years' experience, Leandro Gila Torres, one of our nurses in Spain, has cared for a huge number of patients, but there's one he'll never forget.

For 15 straight years, nurses have topped Gallup's annual survey of the most honest and trustworthy professions.

We visit residents who may be new to living in a care home, or those who may be struggling with something like falls, and we find out what we can do to help. Today's nursing professionals are enhancing their skill set by evolving technologically every year.

Staff members at Kings County Hospital say they are marking National Nurse Appreciation Week by working hard. Let us mentor and coach each other.

Many nurses take on mentor roles which help develop a more robust nursing profession, says Walker.

On another occasion, we were asked to see a lady who had just returned from hospital having fallen and broken her hip.

Nurses, one of the few blessings of being ill.

The difference nurses make to people's lives will be celebrated today in the United Kingdom and across the world.

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