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NEWS | May 16, 2018

JB CHS celebrates National Nurses Week

By Kris Patterson Naval Health Clinic Charleston Public Affairs

Air Force Lt. Col. Craig Abee, right, 315th Airlift Wing chaplain, blesses the hands of Naval Health Clinic Charleston nurse Barbara Mack during a "Blessing of the Hands" ceremony in celebration of National Nurses Week May 8, 2018, at NHCC located on Joint Base Charleston - Weapons Station. The "Blessing of the Hands" ceremony, a hospital tradition practiced around the world during Nurses Week, May 6-12, honors nurses who use their hands in the healing of patients. NHCC’s nurses also recited the Nightingale Pledge, a statement of ethics and principles of the nursing profession.