Do they decorate for the holidays where you work? I work at a pretty large hospital and they do the eaves and the trees outside, but I'm thinking of making some paper snowflakes and maybe getting a mini tree for the nurses station. Good idea? I don't want to offend anyone just thought it could bring some holiday cheer as corny as that is.

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Hate that this is even potentially divisive. Why not satisfy all parties and decorate for every holiday so people feel represented? Makes sense to me.

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GO for it! Arts and crafts are fun, and if you're really worried, you can talk to your colleagues to make sure everyone is on board with the decor.

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At my hospital system there are many safety regulations. Flammable materials etc.

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I’ve seen staff make “Christmas trees” with blown up gloves! Hah!

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I wish! No one decorates where I work. I put little christmas lights around my door but that's it. I'd love to see a tree or snowflakes or anything christmassy but I do understand they're trying to not alienate anyone.

Yes we do! Its all out festival cheer here now. We have mini trees in every nurses station! I think that makes it so fun.

We have a departmental Christmas Decoration competition where I'm working. Of course everything is well-thought of. Decorations should be made out of medical paraphernalia and everything should not cause inconvenience to the department. I'm planning to decorate the tree with clean vials that connect to each bulb of the Christmas lights.

I think the management is planning to fund each department with christmas decorations. I sure hope this pushes through. I'll be on duty on Christmas Eve so it's the least they can do for everyone present on that day.

Yes! We do it annually. At this point it has become our little tradition. Go for it! A little decor won't hurt anybody.

Yes we do! We even went as far as making a competition out of it between wards and departments. The gimmick is, we're only allowed to use equipment we can find around the ward without having to spend money for the decorations. The winners get to have a free feast during the Christmas party!

We aren’t allowed. They say it’s an infection control thing and may offend patients. Sad.

Yep, we have a nice Christmas tree in our office and I love it. love seeing what hospitals are doing, I like seeing the festive spirit :)

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