30 EPIC Gifts for Nurses

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Are you struggling to find a gift for a nurse? Well, we’re here to take the pain away with this curated list of the very best nursing gifts from every corner of the internet.

From practical presents that will come in handy on the ward, to fun novelty items that will have them in stitches, we’ve covered every angle so you can choose the perfect gift.

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Coffee, Scrubs and Rubber Gloves Mug

Coffee, Scrubs and Rubber Gloves Mug

This 10oz dishwasher safe mug is the ideal personalised gift for a nurse who loves a good cuppa. The hand made design features a illustrated nurse and you can opt to add the recipients name underneath. You can also customise the colour of the nurses scrubs according to what your recipient wears. On the opposite side is a fun quote we’re sure any nurse will relate to; coffee, scrubs and rubber gloves.

Personalised Water Bottle

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This personalised stainless steel water bottle is the perfect gift to give to your favourite nurse or carer. Featuring a beautiful illustration and a personalised name or message, you can add that extra special touch to show them that you’ve put thought in to it. The 500ml bottle is insulated for hot or cold drinks and the smart presentation box adds a nice final touch.

Engraved Fob Watch with Gift Box

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Nurses aren’t usually allowed to wear anything below their elbows such as jewellery or wrist watches to help prevent any bacteria or viruses. So you’ll often see many nurses wearing fob watches, these clip on to the their pocket and hang upside down so the wearer can see the time. We wouldn’t recommend buying a really expensive Fob watch for a nurse as they are easily lost or damaged, this Posh Latitude design is beautiful for a nursing graduation gift and can be engraved with their name to add some individuality to their uniform.

Medical Scrubs Phone Case

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A mobile phone case fit for any nurse. This funny case is available as a soft gel case, a one-piece snap-on case or as a touch case with double layers for extra protection. Once you’ve decided on the style, choose the correct phone size and await this made-to-order gift.

Shea Butter Hand Cream Gift Set

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With such frequent hand washing, it’s important that nurses look after their skin with moisturising hand cream. This Shea butter hand cream gift set is just the ticket for hydrated and rejuvenated skin. It comes in a beautifully presented box of 6 x 30ml tubes, each with a unique fragrance, making it ideal to give as a present.

Funny Nurse Quote Pencil Set

Nurse Pencil Puns

This cute set of HB pencils have been foil engraved with five funny sayings that nurses will find very relatable. Puns include ‘Nurses call the shots’ and ‘Future Nightingale’. The 19cm matt black pencils have an eraser on the end and come in a clear pencil pouch for safe keeping. They are hand made in the UK so allow extra time for overseas delivery.

Stethoscope Wall Art

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Add 20-30 words of your choice and the seller will create this bespoke wall art in the shape of a stethoscope that any medical professional or student will love. As standard the design is delivered on thick 240gsm glossy card, but you can opt for a frame or just a digital file to print and frame yourself.

Before Patients, After Patients Mug and Glass Set

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Never accidentally drink wine or gin before a shift again with this before and after mug. This humorous gift will go down a storm with any nurse who loves their morning coffee as much as their evening tipple. The mug is a standard 325ml size and the glass is 450ml, making it suitable for both spirits or wine. Both are dishwasher safe and printed with high quality ceramic ink.

Nurse Coloring Book: Sweary Midnight Edition

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Every adult needs a sweary colouring book in their life. This one from Adult Colouring World has been designed just for nurses, with 40 funny and relatable designs to get stuck in to. The pages can be easily removed to pin up on the wall and share with colleagues, but you might want to keep them away from children!

Off-Duty Nurse Socks

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These off-duty nurse socks are a fun gift for friends or nurse colleagues, and practical too! With a message on the bottom sure to garner a laugh or two, these casual, high quality cotton socks can be worn at home or in the work place. Available in two different styles that will match any outfit, they are suitable for both men and women.

3M Littmann Classic III Stethoscope

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If you’re looking for a practical gift idea then this stethoscope will do nicely. This 3M Littmann Classic III is the best in the market, but don’t take our word for it, Health Line, Nurse Buff and Respiratory Therapy Zone all ranked it number 1. The high acoustic sensitivity offers unbeatable performance and the dual diaphragms make maintenance a doddle.

N.U.R.S.E T-Shirt

Nurse tshirt

We’re sure you’ll recognise the famous TV sitcom that inspired this T-shirt, and if not, then you best keep scrolling. Available in a variety of colours and styles, this ‘I’ll be there for you’ T-shirt design is a fitting gift for any friends-loving nurse in your life.

Straight Outta Nightshift Hoodie

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Never mind Compton, this hoodie pays homage to the night shift. Featuring a take on the classic ‘Straight Outta Compton’ logo, you can throw this comfy hoodie on for relaxing after a hard nights work. Featured here is the zip up version which our nurse friend said she preferred, however the design is also available as a classic hoodie or a sweatshirt so you can choose whichever is best for you.

The Language of Kindness: A Nurse’s Story

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After 20 years as a nurse, Christie Watson gives her brilliantly written account of life as a nurse. In a book that will bring both tears of laughter and tears of sadness as you read her journey, from spine chilling operations to intense births, this Sunday Times bestseller needs to be on every nurses wish list.

Personalised Stethoscope ID Tag

stethoscope tag gift for nurses

In a building full of stethoscopes, an ID tag is essential so this personalised copped ID tag engraved with the name or message of your choice will be a helpful tool. It slides over the earpiece to attach and can be squeezed closed so it won’t fall off.

Novelty Syringe Pens

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This set of novelty pens make a fun gift for any nurse, carer or medical professional that’s definitely going to baffle everyone around them. The retractable ball point pens are a variety of colours on the outside to give the impression of different shots, but all write in black ink so they are suitable for use in the workplace.

Bedlam Among the Bedpans: Humor in Nursing

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A nurse will face many serious and challenging situations on a daily basis, but this book is dedicated to seeing the humourous side of the job. It includes a range of funny stories and illustrations that capture the witty, whimsical and positive encounters faced by medical professionals.