Held on 12 May every year, the anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth, International Nurses Day (IND), to acknowledge the compassion, professionalism, and round-the-clock commitment of South Australian nurses.

The Nursing and Midwifery Office holds a range of celebrations across South Australia each year in May to acknowledge the difference nurses make to patients, their families and carers, and the wider community.

Chief Nurse and Midwifery Officer’s 2023 message to South Australian nurses