It’s crazy to think we’re about to enter the festive season for 2019, yet here we are! It’s been a turbulent and excessively stressful year for nurses, on top of the usual demands of the job, there have been increased staff shortages and (dare we mention it) Brexit issues ongoing!
As Christmas approaches we have sought out some of the most awesome and thoughtful nurse Christmas gifts that we know any nurse would be delighted to receive! (or gift to yourself!) Nurses, you’re worth it!
Heatable Microwave Slippers
Nurses are on their feet all day, usually for 10 hours +. Any gift that pampers the feet is a winner for nurses, so when we saw these heatable microwave slippers, we knew these had to go on our thoughtful nurse Christmas gifts list! These slippers are quick and easy to heat up in the microwave, are non-slip, and gorgeously comfortable. Just as an added bonus, they are also lavender scented!
Another foot pamper gift that keeps on giving all year round, the foot spa! Nothing like coming home after being on your feet all day, relaxing into your favourite chair and slipping your feet into a warm water filled, massaging, aromatherapy scented foot spa. There are many different makes and models to choose from, but rest assured that this is a gift any nurse would love to receive! (aromatherapy oils are a great addition to really finish this gift off!)
We are all well aware of the stresses related to being a nurse, what is required not only physically but mentally too. It is definitely a labour of love, but it does take it’s toll. A massage voucher is a wonderful gift for any nurse and a voucher means that he or she can book in for their appointment when they need it most! A more generic voucher would also allow the nurse to decide whether they would like to tailor their massage to a certain area of their body for example back, neck, legs or feet. (this is probably one of our top thoughtful nurse Christmas gifts)
Heatable Microwave Bottle
Heat is a healer and apart from making a person feel cosy and warm, a hot water bottle or hot pack can also be applied to any area of the body to soothe and ease aches and pains. We came across these Heatable Bottle Microwave Heat Packs, and think that one of these would be great for all nurses! They are furry and snuggly and quick and easy to heat in the microwave which makes them safer than the regular hot water filled bottle. Also they are lavender scented for that extra special relaxation touch!
Spotify Gift Card
The therapy of music is undeniable in reducing stress, lifting spirits, and altering the mood. For the nurse friend/colleague/family member in your life, a Spotify Gift Card would be a fabulous gift! They are easy to purchase online and can be bought for varying periods of time and cost. This would be especially appreciated by any nurse who does a lot of travelling to and from work we think!
Diffuser Water Bottle
We aren’t going to harp on about the importance of drinking water and especially for nurses to stay hydrated on a long, busy shift! The great thing about diffuser water bottles is that you can add your favourite fruit or fruit flavoured teas to make a refreshing and more appealing drink (that you are probably more likely to drink!) There are many options when deciding on the perfect water bottle for your gift. We came across a review for the 10 Best Infuser Water Bottles, so we’ll let you decide.
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