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8 Easy & Thoughtful Nurses Day Gifts to Give

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In the U.S., there are more than 3.8 million nurses caring for others. Where there is hurt, danger, and pain, nurses are there to provide assistance and protection.

Every spring, we have the opportunity to honor nurses with international recognition. Show them you care with a heartfelt note of thanks paired with Nurses Day gifts.

Read on to learn everything you need to know about Nurses Day and Nurse Appreciation Week—and how to best honor the folks in scrubs in your life.

When is Nurses Day?

The next National Nurses Day will be May 6, 2021. National Nurses Day is held annually on May 6 to mark the beginning of National Nurses Week. The week-long celebration ends on International Nurses Day, which is May 12th.

The International Council of Nurses (ICN) has celebrated this day since 1965; it is the anniversary of the birth of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing.

It’s never too early to start planning your next Nurses Day gift ideas!

Great Nurses Day gifts

1. Nekoki Keychains

nurses are angels without wings keychain

Nurses Day is a perfect occasion to thank and appreciate the contribution made by these walking angels to society. These Keychains offer a pocket-sized touching quote as a tribute to nurses for their work. Made out of stainless steel and hypoallergenic, this little token of appreciation is first on our list of Nurses Day Gifts. What’s more, it doesn’t rust, change color, or tarnish.

2. Silly Nurse Socks

sock gifts for new nurses

One of our favorite Nurses Day gift ideas are these fun and silly socks! “Prescribe” your RN friend something that puts a smile on their face and brings out their inner child. Not to mention these are compression socks, perfect for keeping the blood flowing during long days on their feet.

These colorful and funny socks are designed with special medical themed graphics. They’ll keep their toes happy from when they clock in til when they clock out!

3. EKG Heartbeat Love Cardiogram Necklace

heartbeat necklace for nurses day

This necklace is a fantastic choice to make your favorite nurse feel special during Nurse Appreciation Week. The necklace is of high quality and free of lead and nickel. The best part is that it comes with a gift card and envelope to add a personal touch.

Like the idea of gifting a necklace but not sold on the above design? This Dear Ava minimalist nurse necklace is gorgeous, too.

4. Sterling Silver Stethoscope Earrings

stethoscope earrings

With these trendy sterling silver stethoscope earrings, surprise your favorite nurse on their special day. The earrings are made out of original S925 sterling Silver and with original Swarovski crystals, making them the perfect accessory to match the outfit.

5. Nurse Decor

decor for nurses

Nurse decor gifts like these are an obvious choice for a thoughtful Nurse’s Day Celebration. The rustic look of this wooden item along with the meaningful words and signs makes it a great décor for tables and shelves. It can also act as a great source of inspiration for an aspiring nurse, making it one of the more versatile Nurses Day gift ideas.

6. Becoming by Michelle Obama

becoming by michelle obama gift for nurses

“Books are uniquely portable magic,” said Stephen King. Indeed, what is a greater gift than a motivating book? The job of a nurse demands hard work, sacrifice, and patience. At times, they might get stressed out from the hefty workload and the emotional toll they are carrying. This best inspirational book, Becoming, by former first lady Michelle Obama, will inspire and motivate them. Gift the book to your pal or to your favorite nurse to cheer them up if you’re looking for cheap Nurse Day gifts.

7.  Dainty Heartbeat Stethoscope Cuff Bracelet

dainty heartbeat bracelet for nurses

We’re confident these gorgeous bracelets will definitely steal the heart of the nurse recipient! These medical-themed bracelets, featuring both a heartbeat and a stethoscope, are made out of stainless steel and come with a rhinestone. We won’t be shocked if you order a set for yourself, too!

8.  You Make a Difference Every Day: A Notebook for World Changers

make a difference every day

How often do we stand up and acknowledge the great professionalism and character shown by nurses in our day to day lives? Gifting the glossy 100 sheet notebook is the least you can do. This notebook will act as a source of a reminder of the great work that is being done. Certainly, this soft covered notebook shall act as a source of inspiration for all medical personnel on Nurses Day and beyond.

Give Nurse Day gifts and show you care

When buying Nurses Day gifts, we must remember that nurses are mothers, fathers, daughters, sons, brothers, and sisters. Each and every day, they wake up with the hope of contributing to a safer, more peaceful, and flourishing world.

It’s time to honor them!