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30 of the Best Christmas Gifts for Nurses (What They Want!)

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What are the Best Christmas Gifts for Nurses? Do you need some good gift ideas for your favorite nurse or healthcare worker?

Well, you have come to the right place. Today we will be taking a look at some of our top choices for Christmas or holiday gifts for your favorite RN! We’re going to have gifts for every budget, and some that are perfect for that special someone.

When it comes to finding the perfect nurse Christmas gift, you have to consider several factors. And, today hopefully we’ll help you find the best gift that you can find.

During this holiday season, we will continuously be searching for new gift ideas and updating this post accordingly. We went you guys to give us your suggestions as well, so please feel free to reach out to us with your ideas!

Christmas Gift Ideas for a Nurse

When it comes to the Best Christmas Gift Ideas for Nurses, we’ll be going through them all in categories. Some might run between different categories, but they’ll all be organized so you can find them easily!

We want you to be able to find the perfect gift for whoever you’re looking for. Also, we’ll be including options for both male and female nurses, however a lot of them will be great for both!

New Scrubs

This might seem like a cliche gift, but as nurses, we love our new scrubs. You can find a full list of our recommended Best Scrubs for Nurses, but we’ll list out some of our favorites below.

1. FIGS Scrubs

FIGS Scrubs are one of the most popular right now and an excellent Christmas gift for any nurse. They are made from incredible feeling 4-way stretch fabric and have a great feel to them. Additionally, they have a lot of pockets for storage and a modern yet professional design. Finally, they even have a bunch of matching accessories to go with the new pair of scrubs!

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2. Jaanuu Scrubs

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We just did a full Jaanuu Scrubs Review, but in-short, they’re awesome. They’re made with Jaanuu’s special 2-way stretch fabric that’s extremely soft. It has antimicrobial properties, so there’s less chance of bringing some nasty bacteria home from the hospital. And, they have an adequate amount of pockets, a very unique modern design and are slimming.

A New Watch

3. Apple Watch

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Apple Watches are one of the top choices when it comes to the Best Watch for Nurses. They have a lot of features that nurses can use on the day-to-day and when on the floor including; a stopwatch, fitness tracker, text messaging, hands-free calling, and several others. If you want to give a nurse a special Christmas gift, then an Apple Watch is a great choice!

4. Fitbit

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If an Apple Watch isn’t really their cup of tea, then a Fitbit is one of the next best choices. The new Fitbit Sense has a lot of advanced smartwatch features with heart health, stress management (very important for nurses), and Alexa built-in. There are a ton of other features that are similar to the Apple Watch that can help nurses manage things on the floor as well.

A New Pair of Nursing Shoes

While there are several great options for nursing shoes, we’re going to go over a few of our favorites. However, we do have full articles on each of these subjects.

5. Nike Shoes

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Most everyone knows the famous Swoosh associated with Nike. These are some of the most popular shoes in the world, let alone with nurses. Nike nursing shoes are incredible for several reasons; superior design, comfort, support and breathability. There are a lot of options when it comes to this space, but a few of our favorites can be found above!

6. Clove Nursing Shoes

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Clove nursing shoes were one of our favorite surprises this year. They are incredibly well-made shoes that provide an excellent range of features specifically for nurses and healthcare workers. We found that they are one of our favorite picks, and if you use the code [fulltimenurse] you’ll get a free pair of socks with your order!

7. AllBirds Shoes

AllBirds were another one of our favorite surprises from this year. While they aren’t marketed specifically at nurses, they do provide a good amount of features that we, as nurses, love. They are waterproof, very comfortable and above all stylish, all things that make AllBirds a great shoe for nurses.

8. Vessi Shoes

Finally, we have Vessi Shoes. These are shoes that have become very very popular among social media enthusiasts for their waterproof fabric. This nano-technology sprung a big overtaking of shoes and what they can do. Overall, Vessi’s are a great choice for anyone looking for a great gift.

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A New Water Bottle

9. YETI

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If you read our Liquid IV post on dehydration, then you’ll know that nurses (and all of us) need to drink more water. To help someone do that get them a fancy new YETI! YETI is one of top cooler brands and have become extremely popular in recent years. They have a host of awesome gift ideas including their Rambler, wine cups, mugs and coolers. While they can be a bit pricey, there are some you can find easily for under $25.

Nurses on the floor are constantly drinking things whether it’s water or coffee, a YETI can easily keep their drinks at the temperature they want! You can’t go wrong with one of these as a Christmas gift.

10. Hydro Flask

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Also a good option for something to keep your liquids hot or cold is the Hydro Flask. Hydro Flask’s have become very very popular of the last few years and for good reason. They hold fluids, are stylish and just work!

11. Water Bottle with Time Marker

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Using a water bottle with time marker that shows you exactly how much water you should be drinking daily is awesome. It can help you feel better, decrease dehydration and improve work habits. And, as an added bonus, you can easily keep track of exactly how much water you’re drinking.

Nursing Accessories

12. Blackout Curtains

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For any nurse on night shift, they’ll know that it is very difficult to go to sleep with the sun shining. Blackout curtains are an incredible invention that pretty much completely deletes any sunlight and helps you get to sleep faster! You should also sleep for longer and have a better quality sleep.

Inexpensive Christmas Gifts for Nurses

If you need some good inexpensive stocking stuffers for nurses, then you’ve come to the right place! We have a lot of ideas for Christmas stockings that won’t break the bank, but will still be meaningful.

13. Pens, Pencils, Sharpies

This is a super simple gift that you can pretty much get for any type of nurse. But, we use tons of pens and markers everyday. They also always get stolen, lost or just break. So, you can never have enough!

14. Washable Shoe Bag

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Most nurses often will change their shoes when going between the hospital and their homes. This helps prevent the transmission of unwanted bacteria and disease between their family and job.

One handy gift you can get your favorite nurse is a washable shoe bag to put their shoes in. This helps cut down on using disposable plastic bags and might just help prevent any nasty bacteria from getting into their home!

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15. Mask Headbands

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These headbands with buttons for a mask have become very popular among nurses. It really helps prevent any unwanted pain behind your ears from wearing a mask all day. While we all hope this won’t last forever, in the meantime you can at least be comfortable!

16. Masks

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Perfect to go along with your new headband is a new set of facemasks. While we don’t like using these, for right now, it’s what we have to do. So, might as well have a few to choose from! Also, they wear out and get smelly if you don’t replace them every now and then.

17. Stethoscope Holder

18. Stethoscope Case

19. Clipboard Foldable with Storage

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Meaningful Gifts

Massage Gun for Nurses (Deep Tissue Massager)

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Jewelry for Nurses

Spa Day

Final Thoughts

When it comes to Christmas gifts for nurses, you don’t have to worry about it too much. A gift from anyone that shows you care is all it takes to really affect someone in a positive way.

While you can spend more or less money on someone, just remember that a small meaningful gift can go a long way. Whether you’re buying a Christmas gift for your nurse manager, for your spouse, or even for yourself, it’ll probably make whoever it is smile – which is all that matters!

If you have any suggestions or other Christmas gifts that we should include, please contact us!

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