In Canada, the hard work and dedication of nurses is formally recognized during National Nursing Week, the second week of May. International Nurses Day, designated by the International Council of Nurses in 1974, is celebrated on May 12th. This day was chosen as significant because it is Florence Nightingale’s birthday. … More A Tribute to Canada’s Nurses: Celebrating Nursing Week 2013
The United States annually recognizes pharmacists’ contribution to patient healthcare, celebrating National Pharmacist Day, each January 12. Pharmacists apply their extensive knowledge of the chemical composition of medicines to help patients manage disease and pain. … More From Apothecary Shop to Independent Science: Celebrating National Pharmacist Day
In honour of International Volunteer Day, the staff at the Museum wrote a few words about the importance of volunteers to our organization.
Our volunteers are extremely important to our staff. From cataloguing and research to education programs, they help us with a variety of tasks and contribute to the daily operations of the Museum. We are grateful to have such a wonderful group of people support our work and improve the overall efficiency of the Museum of Health Care. Thank you to our volunteers for helping us preserve and share healthcare history! … More Celebrating Museum of Health Care Volunteers