International Nurses Day 2022: What you should know

International Nurses Day takes place every year, celebrating the work of nurses around the globe.

But when does it take place, what is this year’s theme and what are the best quotes to mark the event?

The theme for 2022 is ‘Nurses: A Voice to Lead – Invest in Nursing and respect rights to secure global health’.

It focuses on the need to invest in nursing and respect the rights of nurses in order to build resilient, high quality health systems to meet the needs of individuals and communities now and into the future, according to the ICN.

ICN President Dr Pamela Cipriano said: “Nurses have given their all in the fight against Covid-19, Ebola, in disaster areas and in war zones.

“Yet, they continue to face under-staffing, lack of protection, heavy workloads, and low wages. It is time now to take real action to address workplace safety, protect nurses and safeguard their physical and mental health.

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