Florence Nightingale Medal: a century of nursing excellence
12-05-2012 Photo gallery
Exactly a century ago, the Florence Nightingale Medal was instituted by the ICRC. It is the highest international distinction that can be awarded to a nurse. On the occasion of International Nurses Day (12 May – also Florence Nightingale's birthday), the ICRC looks back at 100 years of nursing excellence from around the world.