Save the Date!

National Hospital Week always falls on the week (Sunday-Saturday) of Florence Nightingale’s birthday, May 12.

  • NHW 2017:          May 7-13, 2017
  • NHW 2018:          May 6-12, 2018
  • NHW 2019:          May 12-18, 2019

National Hospital Week celebrates hospitals and the women and men who support the health and wellbeing of their communities through dedication and compassionate care from the heart.

Take this year’s National Hospital Week as an opportunity to thank all of the dedicated individuals – physicians, nurses, therapists, engineers, food service workers, volunteers, administrators and so many more – for their contributions.

For Hospitals - Use National Hospital Week as an opportunity to promote your hospital’s support of community health and celebrate the dedicated women and men who give their all to make it happen. Share the below “thank you” video with your staff and community!



Use the #HospitalWeek hashtag in your promotion online and in print to help centralize the conversation.

Join the AHA’s My Hospital campaign to help celebrate the contributions your hospital brings to the community.

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Learn how your hospital can join.

You can also use the below to help bolster your plans. 

  • Join the Twitter Chat: On Wednesday, May 11 at 11:00 am ET, join the AHA and it’s American Association of Nurse Executives for a Twitter Chat (#HospitalWeek) to honor and discuss the many ways that hospital employees are helping hospitals change and advance health in America.

  • Change your profile picture to the hospital “H” to help celebrate Hospital Week!

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  • Promotional Tools: includes draft newsletter/web copy, social media posts and a video you can use to get the word out about National Hospital Week and the work that you do.
  • National Hospital Week 2016 Product Guide:includes fun gifts, awards and promotions to help you make this year a special celebration. Many items can be personalized with your facility name.

Feel free to use the promotional tools and the National Hospital Week 2016 Planning Guide to help get the word out about National Hospital Week.



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