• Gift

    Asked by BethB on Sunday, January 26, 2014

    Gift

    I want to do something nice for the oncology/chemo nurses who have taken such good care of me. Any ideas?

    6 Answers from the Community

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    • pmooty's Avatar
      pmooty

      My chemo suite nurses were always bringing food up from the the kitchen or lounge. They had such a great spirit and energy and always made chemo "no so bad". I got a cake decorating friend to make them cookies that said "I (heart) HOG" - Highland's Oncology Group. I also wrote cards and told them how they helped me through the roughest chapter of my life and how their attitude made all the difference. They loved the cookies! Months later I went to check in for blood work (and this is a large clinic) and I saw one of my cards propped up behind the sign-in desk!! It made me feel good to know they felt appreciated and loved.

      over 4 years ago
    • LMMitchell's Avatar
      LMMitchell

      I bought cute cups with lids and straws and filled them with life savers candy. I made cards that read "thanks for being on my team of life savers" and attached them to the cups. They were a big hit.

      over 4 years ago
    • banditwalker's Avatar
      banditwalker

      I just asked this of the community a couple of weeks ago and had lots of suggestions. Check out my page. I decided to bring in a masseuse at the end of their workday. I am also writing letters of commendations for each of them. Flowers and candy just ain't gonna cut it with me. I wanted to do something different.

      over 4 years ago
    • myb's Avatar
      myb

      When I went back for my 1st 3 month checkup after chemo, it was Christmas/Hannukah timeframe. I made dishes with a variety of candies for each of the chemo stations I was in, as well as the receptionist who booked all my appointments, Lab team who drew all my blood tests, techs who did my vitals, admin who did all my paperwork and my doc and Nurse Practioner. They loved it.

      over 4 years ago
    • cindywho's Avatar
      cindywho

      When I got done with my treatments I gave my nurses/oncology the best gift ever CHOCOLATE I am talking a lot of CHOCOLATE and a very nice THANK YOU CARD!!! But you do what you think is best for yourself. But everyone loves CHOCOLATE!!! Good Luck!!!

      over 4 years ago
    • AmyMinn's Avatar
      AmyMinn

      I was thinking of knitting washcloths for my husbands nurses and making a bundle of two with a nice soap. My other thought is Edible Arrangements, but they are pretty spendy

      over 4 years ago

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