'I love being a nurse because...'
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Dorset nurses celebrate International Nurses Day

On International Nurses Day, nurses have been talking about why they love their jobs.

The day is celebrated around the world every 12 May on the anniversary of Florence Nightingale's birth.

Nurses from the Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals Trust, and Poole Hospital told the BBC what motivates them.

Organised each year by the International Council of Nurses, the day celebrates the contribution that nurses make to societies around the world.

Video journalist: Kady Middleton

  • 12 May 2019