In the fast-paced and demanding world of healthcare, nurses play a crucial role in providing care, compassion, and support to patients. National Nurses Week, observed annually from May 6th to May 12th, is a time to recognize and celebrate the dedicated efforts of nursing professionals. For nurse employers, such as hospitals and clinics, expressing gratitude during this week is not just a yearly tradition but a meaningful gesture that fosters a positive work environment. In this blog, we’ll explore the significance of Nurses Week, why it’s important to appreciate your nursing staff, and present an array of thoughtful gift options to make the occasion extra special.
The Ins and Outs of Nurses Week
National Nurses Week begins on May 6th, marking the birthday of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing. The week concludes on May 12th, which is International Nurses Day. During this time, healthcare institutions, colleagues, and communities come together to honor and celebrate the invaluable contributions of nurses. It’s a week filled with various events, recognition ceremonies, and expressions of gratitude to acknowledge the tireless efforts of nurses in delivering high-quality patient care.
Why Nurses Week Is Important
Recognizing and celebrating Nurses Week goes beyond mere tradition; it is a way to acknowledge the hard work, dedication, and sacrifices that nurses make daily. The week serves as an opportunity to highlight the impact nurses have on the healthcare system and express gratitude for their unwavering commitment to patient well-being. Celebrating Nurses Week contributes to building a positive workplace culture, boosting morale, and reinforcing the importance of the nursing profession.
The Importance of Gifting During Nurses Week
Gift-giving during National Nurses Week is a tangible way to show appreciation for the exceptional work of your nursing staff. Thoughtful gifts not only convey gratitude but also serve as lasting reminders of the value each nurse brings to the team. As nurse employers, investing in meaningful gifts fosters a sense of pride and belonging among your nursing staff, ultimately contributing to increased job satisfaction and retention.
20 Thoughtful Gift Options for National Nurses Week
1. Add Your Logo: Ember Mug 2 – 10 oz
Introducing the Ember Mug 2 – 10 oz: where precision meets luxury, now customizable with your logo. Elevate your executive gifting strategy with this 18/8 stainless steel smart mug, designed for the discerning tastes of top talent, management, executives, and esteemed clients. More than a coffee mug, it’s a statement of sophistication, performance, and the prestige of the Ember brand. Crafted for home or office use, the Ember Mug 2 goes beyond keeping your coffee hot.
Set your exact drinking temperature between 120-145 degrees F, ensuring your beverage is never too hot or too cold. Ember maintains your chosen temperature for up to 1.5 hours, delivering the perfect sip every time. When placed on the included charging coaster, it lasts all day, ensuring your hot beverage stays perfect from the first sip to the last.
Add your logo to the Ember Mug 2 to transform it into a symbol of your brand’s commitment to excellence. As a highly sought-after product, this smart mug becomes the ultimate executive gift, perfect for celebrating the nurses and healthcare experts in your life.
2. Appreciation Plant Cube – Your Commitment & Dedication
Planting the seeds of gratitude has never been easier with the Appreciation Plant Cube. This flowering, daily reminder of thanks will grow your staff’s dedication to towering, new heights. Comes with sunflower seeds, peat pellet and a natural pine wood box with plastic insert (no leaks!).
Planting instructions: Place soil disk in coir planter and add 3-4 tablespoons of water. Wait for soil to fully expand. Add seeds, covering lightly. Put in a sunny spot and keep moist.
What do we love most about this gift set? Your appreciation will continue to flow as the plant continues to grow. It’s a fun and symbolic gift idea for nurses — one that flourishes over time, long after Nurses Week.
3. Charming Copper Keychain – Together We Make a Difference
Your nurses are the key to your success, and our charmed, mixed-metal keychain will tell them just that! This one-of-a-kind design with a sincere engraved message is an affordable yet refined way to say thank you. It’s a small gesture that leaves a lasting impact, making on-the-spot recognition effortless. Celebrate Nuses Week with a little gift that goes a long way!
4. Engravable Glass Photo Frame
For a unique award or corporate gift, this glass frame features an engravable emblem for your special personalized message! Frame holds a 4″ x 6″ photo. Perfect for at the desk or in the home office, this frame makes personalized gifting easy. Simply add your message, gift it, and let your staff present their favorite people, moments, or memories. This simple yet elegant Nurses Week gift is one that will be admired day in and day out.
5. Add Your Logo: BRÜMATE 20 oz Pour Over Tumbler
Introducing the BRÜMATE 20 oz Pour Over Tumbler – where innovation meets the art of brewing, now customizable with your logo. Elevate your corporate gifting strategy with this stainless steel masterpiece designed for top talent, management, executives, and esteemed clients. This 2-in-1 tumbler doesn’t just keep your drink at the perfect temperature; it brews the perfect pour-over coffee, creating an unforgettable experience.
How to Use the Pour Over Coffee Mug:
- Brewing: Place the Pour Over Cup with Filter in the brewing position and pour water over ground coffee.
- Adding Flavor: Remove Pour Over Cup and add any additional cream/flavoring.
- Sealing and Enjoying: Twist on the 100% Leakproof Lid, equipped with a soft-touch handle, and savor your perfectly brewed coffee on the go.
Add your logo to this premium tumbler to elevate it into an ambassador for your brand. BRÜMATE is a highly sought-after brand, and this ultra-luxury tumbler is the perfect executive corporate gift for top team members. Perfect for Nurses Week, this tumbler will be used each and every morning!
6. Delite: Rise & Unwind Kit
Experience the perfect day with our “Rise & Grind and Relax & Unwind” corporate gift. Start your morning with a touch of elegance using our 20 oz. Speckled Mug, featuring a custom etched design. Its matte, speckled retro finish with a sturdy handle makes it a unique addition to your daily routine.
For your caffeine fix, enjoy our Trailblazer Pour Over Coffee single-serve packet. This ethically sourced coffee offers a bold almond roca body with a medium fruity finish, perfect for espresso and drip coffee enthusiasts. It’s specialty coffee, roasted-to-order, and nitrogen-sealed for lasting freshness.
In the evening, unwind with our 14 oz. Old Fashioned Rocks Glass, adorned with a unique gold foil imprint. To complete your relaxation, our Old Fashioned single-serve Cocktail Mixer brings you a sweet, citrusy, and bourbon-infused blend that’s expertly designed to create the perfect Old Fashioned. Whether you’re on-the-go or enjoying a quiet evening at home, this gift is a stylish and convenient way to elevate your day. Cheers to a day of balance, taste and relaxation! Support nurses both before and after their ship with this perfect Nurses Week gift idea.
7. Melrose Travel Tumbler – Superhero in Scrub
Sipping on your morning cup of Joe has never been so chic! Double-wall insulation allows drinks to stay warm and its push-on lid makes it easy to clean. This tumbler is a great gift to show your appreciation for everything your team does! Featuring a healthcare-centric message, it’s a Nurses Week gift made special for your superheroes in scrubs.
8. All-in-One Office Essentials Set – Difference
Everything your team needs is in this All-in-One Office Essentials Set. Perfect for Nurses Week, this set is best for your notetakers, your go-getters, and everyone in between! With a water bottle, a pen, fruity lifesavers, and sticky notes included, this set makes employee appreciation easy! Support your favorite nurses with a great gift that is both fun and practical!
9. Add Your Logo: Apple™ AirPods
Introducing the Apple™ AirPods 2 Wired – now customizable with your logo. Elevate your executive gifting strategy with these iconic tech essentials that seamlessly blend style, functionality, and the prestige of the Apple brand. Perfect for your favorite nurses, these AirPods are more than headphones; they’re a powerful ambassador for your brand in the world of cutting-edge technology. Get them today for National Nurses Week!
Apple™ AirPods are synonymous with top-notch audio quality. Whether navigating remote work or embracing daily life, these AirPods are the ultimate tool for blocking out unwanted noise and focusing on your tasks with crystal-clear sound. Add your logo to these AirPods to transform them into a prestigious brand ambassador. As one of the most sought-after items in the tech world, Apple™ AirPods carry a reputation for excellence, making them the ultimate executive gift for those at the top tier of the corporate space.
Choose the Apple™ AirPods 2 Wired for an executive gift that seamlessly combines prestige and performance. Order now to provide your corporate leaders and clients with a tech accessory that enhances their daily experiences and showcases your brand in a league of its own.
10. Delightly: You’re Out of This World Kit
Your team members are out of this world! Tell them they’re stellar with this galaxy inspired appreciation kit; complete with a mug, journal, pen pack, and wireless 3D moon lamp. You can even deliver right to their doorstep for a much-needed pick-me-up! The Nurses Week gifts in this kit are perfect for nurses because, well, they truly are out of this world.
11. Radiant Ombre Signature Pen Set
Introducing the Radiant Ombre Signature Pen Set – a striking fusion of style and functionality that’s bound to become an employee favorite. The set includes three stunning pens, each crafted with a modern rose gold trim and smooth black medium ballpoint ink.
With enchanting ombre barrel colors, each pen exudes a unique charm. They aren’t just beautiful; they carry a weighty, executive feel and write flawlessly. Plus, the integrated stylus ensures effortless navigation across touchscreens, adding a touch of modern convenience.
Sleek and functional, this set is perfect for employee appreciation, corporate gifting, and making a lasting impression for Nurses Week. Gift a writing experience that’s as beautiful as it is functional – a pen that effortlessly reflects your brand’s sophistication.
12. Add Your Logo: Carhartt® Watch Cap 2.0
Introducing the Carhartt® Watch Cap 2.0 – a rugged and reliable companion for those early morning tasks or late afternoon projects. Designed for durability and comfort, this beanie is not just a piece of workwear; it’s a statement of resilience.
Crafted from rugged materials, the Carhartt® Watch Cap 2.0 is a symbol of toughness and reliability. Whether your team is facing the elements during construction or conquering outdoor challenges, this beanie is up for the task. The stretch rib-knit fabric ensures a comfortable and secure fit, making it ideal for all-day wear. Soft to the touch, this beanie provides the warmth needed for chilly mornings without compromising on comfort.
Get your logo embroidered on the hat to increase brand visibility. Perfect for Nurses Week, client gifting, corporate giveaways, and tradeshows, the Carhartt® Watch Cap 2.0 makes a lasting impression. It’s a practical and stylish accessory that speaks volumes about your commitment to quality.
13. Quick Grip Value Water Bottle – Difference Everyday
Value gifting is here! Introducing the Quick Grip Value Water Bottle, a tumbler that is sleek, fun, and practical. It features ergonomic finger grips for easy handling, making it perfect for a busy shift around the hospital. Fill this bottle with sweet treats or a spa gift card to make it a one-of-a-kind Nurses Week gift.
14. Delite by Delightly: Just Breathe Kit
Offer your team members a ‘me-moment’ with this kit centered around zen. Deliver right to their doorstep for a much-needed pick-me-up. Your nurses deserve it! Celebrate Nurses Week with a gift that encourages self-care and a healthy work-life balance.
15. Tote Bag – Stethoscope: We Appreciate You
This fabulous tote bag is a useful gift that nurses and healthcare workers will be proud to carry. It’s made out of a heavy-weight poly-canvas with 15″ handles and side pockets for extra carrying room. Fill with office supplies, fun socks, treats, or value drinkware to create the ultimate Nurses Week gift set!
16. Note Cube & Pen Gift Set – Stethoscope: We Appreciate You
These best-selling gift sets include a 575-sheet adhesive note cube and our popular click grip praise pen. Perfect for team giveaways and a super simple and fun Nurses Week gift.
17. Engravable Executive Power Bank – Silver
Sleek and modern, the Executive Power bank features a 6000 mAh battery and charges mobile devices up to two times before needing to be recharged again. The power bank fits easily into a bag or on a desk, features indicator lights to let you know when it is in use, and keeps you and your devices productive all day long. Includes four lines of personalization in the price. This Nurses Week, support nurses with a gift that will support them all year long.
18. Delightly: Inner Peace Kit
Help your team find inner peace with a kit that they can use to relax and unwind!
19. Custom: Apple Air Tag
This holiday season, make your corporate and holiday gifting truly exceptional with the Apple AirTag, a gift that’s as versatile as it is thoughtful. The AirTag is more than just a tracking device; it’s a personalized accessory that can be customized with your logo, name, custom artwork, and more. It’s a top-tier, cutting edge product that will take your Nurses Week celebration to the next level.
The AirTag is designed to make life simpler. Attach one to your keys, put another in your backpack, or use it to keep an eye on your wallet. With the Find My app, you can effortlessly keep track of your belongings and Apple devices. Customize the AirTag with precision, adding your unique touch to this innovative device. Whether it’s your company logo, an employee’s name, or a piece of custom artwork, this accessory becomes a canvas for your creativity.
Each customized AirTag arrives with care, ensuring it’s ready for gifting. It’s a thoughtful gesture that shows your dedication to making the moment truly special. Elevate your corporate and holiday gifting with the Apple AirTag, a gift that’s as unique as the individuals receiving it. Order yours today and make this season truly unforgettable!
20. Custom: Save My Spot Reading Valet
Introducing the Save my Spot Reading Valet – the perfect companion for book lovers and office dwellers. Crafted with care from premium wood, this ingenious organizer is designed to enhance your reading experience, keeping your spot safe and your essentials within arm’s reach.
The highlight of the Save my Spot Reading Valet is its thoughtfully designed book spot. Now you can effortlessly keep track of your reading progress while adding an elegant touch to your bookshelf or desktop display. Enjoy your reading time with a hot cup of coffee or a soothing tea.
Our valet features a dedicated spot for your favorite mug or tumbler, so you can savor every page without worrying about spills. Personalize the front to make it an extra special gift that is perfect for Nurses Week!
National Nurses Week provides a golden opportunity for nurse employers to express gratitude and appreciation for the dedication and hard work of their nursing staff. Thoughtful and personalized gifts go a long way in creating a positive and uplifting work environment, fostering a sense of pride and camaraderie among nurses. As you celebrate Nurses Week, consider these carefully curated Nurses Week gifts to make the occasion truly special for the superheroes in scrubs who make a significant difference every day.
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