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Celebrating community nursing this International Nurses’ Day

Date: 12 May 2022

Today, Thursday 12 May, marks International Nurses’ Day. The day is observed annually on the anniversary of the birth of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing.

International Nurses’ Day is an opportunity for nurses to reflect on what their profession means to them, and it’s a chance for us to celebrate the contribution they make to the lives of patients, their families, and their colleagues.

Our nursing leadership team including Chief Nurse, Donna Lamb, and our Chief Executive, Siobhan Melia, have recorded this special message to all our nurses at Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust (SCFT):