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International Nurses Day

International Nurses Day is celebrated around the world every May 12, the anniversary of Florence Nightingale's birth. ICN commemorates this important day each year with the production and distribution of the International Nurses' Day (IND) resources and evidence.


IND 2021

ind 2021

The theme for the 2021 resource is Nurses: A Voice to Lead - A vision for future healthcare. In 2021, we seek to show how nursing will look into the future as well how the profession will transform the next stage of healthcare.


IND 2021 Photo Contest!

Open from 7 December 2020 to 10 January 2021

To participate, read the rules and download the consent form


Thank you for those who submitted case studies for the 2021 IND report, Nurses: A Voice to Lead – a Vision for Future Healthcare. Submission is now closed.  However, you still have the opportunity to submit a case study to be considered for our 2021 weekly IND case studies!  See here for examples from IND 2020. If you would like to submit your story of working during COVID-19 or showcase your nursing innovations, please click here for the guidelines and template and send your case study and hi-res photos to: [email protected]


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