Lighting up the library

International Nurses Day

Loading...Tuesday 12 May 2020

Tonight the facade of the Library of Birmingham will be lit up Light Blue in honour of International Nurses Day.

International Nurses' Day is celebrated around the world each year on 12 May, the anniversary of Florence Nightingale's birth. This year in particular it’s an extra special occasion because not only does it fall during International Year of the Nurse and Midwife, it also marks the 200th anniversary of Nightingale’s birth.

Ordinarily this would be a time for mass celebration, but as nursing staff across the world stand united in responding to the global COVID-19 pandemic, we must use today to shine a light on the remarkable work all health and care staff are doing for the entire nation.

http://www.rcn.org.uk/get-involved/campaign-with-us/nurses-day

Article posted 12 May 2020

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