25 Cutest Gifts for Nurses You’ll Also Want

gifts for nurses

Nurses definitely deserve a reward once in a while. And if you’re looking for the perfect gift for your colleague or yourself, you’d want to pick something that’s nice and unique.

We spent a lot of time looking for some really cool stuff with legit reviews. We also included some of our favorite go-to gifts for nurse friends. Here are some really cool gift for nurses you should totally include in your list.

1. “101 Blessings for Nurses” Cards

These cards make an awesome gift for both nursing students and nurses. You can easily include it in a gift basket, along with their favorite snacks or treats. On one side of the card, you’ll find bible-related verses and on the opposite, you’ll see generic motivational quotes. The cards are sturdy and have a really nice quality.

Pros: Sturdy, motivational, perfect size for bags

Cons: Box can get damaged easily

101 blessing for nurses cards

2. Nursing Quote Cup

“Nursing is a work of heart, always caring for people right from the very start.”

This nursing cup has a beautiful quote and a whimsical design. Able to carry 17 ounces of liquids, it’s a great mug for that much-needed shot of caffeine in the morning.

It is dishwasher and microwave safe.

Pros: Dishwasher and microwave safe, large capacity, the design is elegant

Cons: Bulkier than regular mugs

nursing quote cup

3. Heartbeat Nurse Socks

These socks with their heartbeat design are perfect for nurses. There aren’t too many nurse-themed gifts out there so you’ll want to grab these immediately.

These heartbeat socks are made of 80% cotton, 15% nylon, and 5% spandex. They are designed for women but can fit a male giftee as long as your male nurse friend doesn’t have KingKong feet.

Pros: Good quality, thick material, soft

Cons: Not for people with large feet

heartbeat nurse socks

Also Read: 9 Best Compression Stockings for Nurses

4. Cute Nursing Bear

Teddy bears as a rule are cute and irresistible. However, this particular bear is super special! She’s wearing a full scrubs uniform in pink and even sports a stethoscope and an ID badge around her neck.

The fun doesn’t stop there either. This bear sings “I’ll Be There” when you press her paw. Her mouth opens and her body sways in time to the music. This singing bear is sure to cheer up a sick patient or a tired nurse.

This bear nurse is 19 inches and comes with 3 AA batteries.

Nurse bear

5. Nurse Tote Bag

Need a cute nurse bag? This Stick Nurse Tote Bag totally fits the bill.

The straps are long for easy carrying. It’s a bit on the small side but will fit a folder and other nurse paraphernalia. It is waterproof and the cute nurse drawing is a clincher.

nurse tote bag

Pros: Well-stitched, cute design, convenient to carry

Cons: Small size

6. Hello Kitty Bandages

It’s our favorite cute cat. Oh wait, she’s not a cat.

Are you a Hello Kitty fan? If you are, then you should get these fun band-aids. They come with cute Hello Kitty prints and designs.

Full Disclosure: Some reviews mention that these band-aids don’t have the strongest adhesive so they are usually paired with regular band-aids and then the Hello Kitty ones are placed on top for the cuteness factor.

Pros: Pads don’t stick to wounds, comes in different sizes and designs, strong adhesion

Cons: Not for people with latex allergy

hello kitty band aids

7. Nurse Heart Stained Glass Suncatcher

If you want a gift that’s beautiful and meaningful at the same time, get this nursing glass suncatcher. It’s a beautiful piece of work featuring real pressed flowers from China. It looks really pretty that anyone who sees it will surely stop to admire it.

Pros: Made with lead-free Sterling Silver and Zircon, great quality for the price

Cons: Cracks easily

8. Shot Glass – Nurses Need Shots Too

This one is definitely the perfect shot glass for nurses. Apart from its great print, it can also hold a full 2-ounce shot which is larger than others. Additionally, the shot glass is also dishwasher safe.

Pros: Thick, durable, bigger than other shot glasses

Cons: Text chips easily

nurse shot glass

9. Nurse Bangle Bracelet Gifts

This bracelet makes a fun gift. Made with stainless steel, it can resist deformation, rust, and fading. It’s less likely to cause allergies as well. It’s adjustable so you won’t have to worry about getting the right fit.

Pros: Good size, charms are well-attached, affordable


nurse bangle

10. Nurse RN Charm Necklace

Do you or your friend like charms? If yes, then check out this cute charm necklace. This necklace sports a Registered Nurse pendant and an equally cute silver stethoscope charm.

It comes with an 18-inch silver plated chain.

Pros: Adjustable and nicely made


nurse necklace

Also Read: 10 Gorgeous Nursing Pins for Graduation

11. Nurse Practitioner Heart Throw Pillow

Here’s something for the home. This pretty nursing pillow will look great in your bedroom, living room, or even your car. It’s a great conversation piece too.

This nurse pillow is made of 100% brushed twill and canvass and ships with a pillow insert.

Pros: Stylish, ultra-soft


throw pillow

12. Nurse Appreciation Notebook

This nurse appreciation notebook gives you a fun and creative way of expressing your gratitude to your nurses. It comes with more than 50 double-sided sheets to give you enough pages to write your thoughts.

Pros: Comes with 100+ of writing pages, binding seems sturdy, the paper is thick

Cons: Lines inside are dark

nurse journal

13. Personalized RN Nurse ID Badge Reel

This is the perfect choice if you are looking for a nursing gift you can get customized. You can get it with your nurse’s name and credentials if you want. You also have the option to get it with a Caduceus charm or not.

Pros: Cute and nicely made

Cons: Print is small

personalized rn badge reel

14. Super Hero in Scrubs Nurse Printable Sign

This is a cute printable sign you can use to decorate your wall or your notebooks. If your nurse friend loves Superman, this is a meaningful choice.

Upon purchase, this particular product will be delivered to you as a high-resolution JPEG printable file.  It can be printed at home or at any print shop, office supply store, or photo retailer.

Pros: Easy to download and print, nice color


nurse posters
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15. Nurse Life: A Snarky Adult Coloring Book

nurse life coloring book

Art is one way to de-stress and this coloring book takes that to a whole new level. The book has really hilarious texts and quotes that can surely melt your stress away. The images are well-drawn and the paper’s quality is so good.

Pros: Pages are thick, has really funny quotes, well-drawn images
Cons: Doesn’t have that many images to color

16. Nurse Shirt

nurse shirt

This shirt is super comfortable to wear whether you’re at work or running errands outdoors. Made with 50% cotton, it’s designed to give a relaxed fit.

Pros: Soft, comfortable to wear
Cons: Doesn’t have a wide neck

17. Help Me Heal Praying Nurse

This figurine is just an inspirational piece. It will surely motivate any nurse to be gentle, caring, and patient at work. The figurine is nicely made. It doesn’t feel cheap nor extremely fragile.

Pros: Made of quality material, excellent detail

Cons: A bit expensive

help me heal praying nurse

 18. Nurse Water Bottle

Nurse often forget to hydrate themselves, particularly when they are having a really busy shift. As a way to remind your nurse to always drink water, you can give her this eco-friendly water bottle. It’s made from 100% BPA-free plastic.

Pros: Cute design, eco-friendly
Cons: Hard to see how much water is inside

nurse water bottle

19. Think Medical Women’s Healthcare Professional Compression Socks

Apart from a good pair of shoes, nurses also need a good pair of socks. This one makes an excellent choice as it’s actually a pair of compression socks. It’s supposed to energize tired legs and reduce muscle strain. The socks can also help relieve varicose veins.

Pros: Cute design, helps with pain and varicose veins
Cons: Uncomfortable to put on at first

nurse compression socks

20. White Heart Stethoscope Car Window Decal

This car window decal is easy to apply and durable. It’s available in 11 different colors to match your vehicle. And the good thing is that you can actually use it on your computer, glass or any smooth sruface you want.

Pros: Offers 6 years outdoor durability, easy to put on
Cons: Doesn’t include instructions on how to apply

white heart stethoscope car window decal

21. Prescription Coffee Mug

It’s Emergency Prescription Coffee! Just what every nurse needs. This is one of the best gifts for nurses on our list, particularly those who can’t function without caffeine. Your coffee mug will also surely become a conversation piece at work.  Hilarious puns and phrases on both the mug and the coffee label such as: “Drink one cup by mouth, repeat until awake and alert” will keep you amused.

Pros: Can hold up to 12 ounces of coffee, high quality, visually appealing
Cons: Not dishwasher safe

Also Read: 21 Awesome Gift Ideas Nursing Students Will Adore

22. Iphone Case

If you’re looking a little extra protection on your iPhone or just want to change designs then this cute, light blue stethoscope heart design case is a great choice.

The case itself is rubber and is fitted for iPhone 8.

Pros: Easy to install, has shock absorbing rubber
Cons: Only compatible with Apple iPhone 8 Plus

apple iphone 8 case

23. Baby Nurse BodySuit

If one of your co-nurses is having a baby soon, then this infant bodysuit will make an excellent gift. It’s made with soft cotton which makes it less likely to irritate the baby’s skin. The design is just nice and adorable.

Pros: Made with soft cotton, cute design

nurse baby bodysuit

Also Read: Nursing Gifts: 7 Coolest Ideas For Any Occassion

24. Nurse Funny Stemless Wine Glass

Nurses deserve a break and for those who find drinking wine relaxing, this stemless wine glass is for you. The etching is really clear and doesn’t fade easily. The glass is very well made. Anyone who receives this as a gift will surely be happy.

Pros: With clear etching, well-made, solid

Cons: A little expensive

nurse funny wine glass

25. Personalized Stethoscope Tag

This is just what every nurse needs – a cute personalized tag.

This personalized stethoscope tag is covered with mylar making it easy to clean and maintain. It’s also easy to attach on the stethoscope itself.

Pros: Can be personalized, easy to clean and attach

Cons: Hard to take off

stethoscope tag

Did you like any of the 25 cutest gifts for nurses we featured? Which one did you like best? Did we miss other cute gifts we should be featuring? If yes, do reach out to us in Facebook. We’d love to hear from you!

Good luck on finding that perfect and special gift for your friend!

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