Here in the US May 6th starts National Nurses week. It runs through the 12th of May which is Florence Nightingale’s birthday. Truly a woman before her time, Florence set the standards for nursing that we follow. Still, today nurses around the world recite the Nightingale Pledge when they graduate from nursing. I recited it myself over twenty-nine years ago.
Now as a medical author, I get to promote women and men working in different aspects of healthcare, but I especially enjoy writing about nurses dedicating their lives to help others.
Right now, I’m writing a set of books that revolve around a helicopter crew. Helping this bunch of adrenaline junkies find their happily-ever-after has been a lot of fun. I can’t help but think that Florence would have approved.
Again, Happy Nurses Week to all the nurses out there, and thank you.