Nurses Week/Hospital Week - page 6

Am I the only one that thinks whomever started hospital week purposefully made it the same week as nurses week to avoid having to recognize nurses? Or am I just a crazed conspiracy theorist?... Read More

  1. Visit  LadyFree28 profile page
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    Most places I work in my area are very involved in Nurses Week. Hospital Week gets their own week.

    Things I have recieved in the past: 20-30 minute massages: 2000-2005; 2008-present (different orgs, btw), gift cards from stores, local restaurants, nightingale pledges, daily goodies, raffles, free USABLE items-coffee mugs, blankets, lunch bags, messenger bags...the best item I received was a hand-blown glass mug...I've had this mug for over five years and its my favorite-besides my Wonder Woman mug

    I am appreciative of working at places that do celebrate nurses, However, I like being a nurse. I really don't need the gifts. I appreciate the work we do...NURSES ROCK!!!

    Flame me if you must, but this is MY OPINION and I'm sticking to it!!!
    Last edit by LadyFree28 on May 4, '13
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  2. Visit  tokmom profile page
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    This year we are told to pay it forward toward a charity of our choice. They did send us the form telling us it is tax deductible. Oh and to say it is from XYZ hospital.
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  3. Visit  LadyFree28 profile page
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    Quote from tokmom
    This year we are told to pay it forward toward a charity of our choice. They did send us the form telling us it is tax deductible. Oh and to say it is from XYZ hospital.
    LOL...pay it forward to you and get a massage instead
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  4. Visit  TheGuestNurse profile page
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    It really hurts my heart to read this.
    Your employer should do a better job of showing you that you are valuable.
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  5. Visit  NRSKarenRN profile page
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    This past Wednesday, I had water ice at staff meeting. May 6th home care agency providing continental breakfast for day shift, Chick fil A for my second shift staff (don't have night shift). Bought Nurses Day Cards for my 11 RN's and have signed individual thank you cards for my clerical staff tucking in employer's $10.00 Target gift card for our Colleague Day celebration tomorrow. Nurse Week Thank You Sign will go up on departments front door in AM.


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