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The Florence Nightingale Award is a prestigious award that is given to nurses based in Karnataka state who have made a significant contribution to the nursing profession. Florence Nightingale Award for Nurses, for the first time in India, was conceptualized and instituted in the year 2000 by the Anglo Indian Unity Centre in India to recognize and award the dedicated and selfless service rendered by the Nursing personnel in the state of Karnataka.  This award is named after Florence Nightingale, who is known as the founder of modern nursing. Florence Nightingale was an English nurse who gained fame during the Crimean War for her pioneering work in nursing, which helped to establish nursing as a profession.

The Florence Nightingale Award was first established in 2000 by the leadership of Mr. Ivan Nigli, former MLA of Karnataka. Now the Florence Nightingale Award organized by The Anglo Indian Unity Centre (Regd.) & Garshom Foundation, Bangalore  In Association with Health & Family Welfare Department, Govt of Karnataka.

The award is given out every year, and it recognizes the achievements of nurses who have made significant contributions to their profession. The award is open to all nurses, regardless of their area of practice, and it is not limited to any particular specialty or subspecialty.

The criteria for the Florence Nightingale Award include excellence in nursing practice, leadership in nursing education or research, and a commitment to promoting the nursing profession. Nominees must also demonstrate exceptional ethical and moral character, as well as a dedication to the principles of patient care and safety.

21st Florence Nightingale Award presentation ceremony will be held in Raj Bhavan, Bangalore on May 2023.

Chairman's Message

I express my deep appreciation for the extraordinary work that you do every day. Your dedication, compassion, and commitment to caring for patients and families are an inspiration to us all.

At a time when our healthcare system is facing unprecedented challenges, nurses have emerged as heroes and leaders. You have been on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic, working tirelessly to care for patients, comfort families, and support each other. You have faced unimaginable challenges with grace and determination, and you have made a profound difference in the lives of countless individuals.

As we prepare to honor the achievements of nurses through the Nightingale Nurses Award, I want to assure you that your work has not gone unnoticed. You are the backbone of our states healthcare system, and we are deeply grateful for your contributions.


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AWARDS - 2022/23