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Celebrating Nurses

Celebrating Nurses Home International Nurses Day is celebrated every year on 12 May. This year we want to thank and celebrate some of the nurses who are part of our ’90 at 90′ campaign. In our 90th anniversary year we are highlighting 90 of the nurse and midwife leaders in the FNF community, representing a […]

The Lamp Procession Book: answering our call for help

The Lamp Procession Book: answering our call for help Home In April, we called out on our social media channels to see if we could find a calligrapher to help us with something special. That something special was for a book that will play an important part in the history of the Florence Nightingale Commemoration […]

FNF Appoints New Director of Academy

FNF Appoints New Director of Academy Home We are delighted to announce that Natasha North has been appointed the new Director of Academy at Florence Nightingale Foundation (FNF). Dr Natasha North is a registered nurse with an established background in nursing leadership and health policy development, and a personal commitment to advancing health and care […]

Reflecting on Four Incredible Years of FNF Academy

Gemma Stacey

Reflecting on four incredible years of FNF Academy Home As I say goodbye to my role as Director of Academy and Deputy Chief Executive at FNF, I feel incredibly proud of the amazing journey I have had the privilege to be part of over the past four years. The FNF Academy has grown so much, […]

“Ignite the mind’s spark to rise the sun in you”

‘Ignite the mind’s spark to rise the sun in you’ Home Layla Alani, is a Director of Governance and Deputy Chief Nurse, and she is about to embark on a new challenge as Director of Nursing and Allied Health Professionals and Professional Lead.  As an FNF Scholar, in this blog she looks back at her […]

Amazing Opportunity to be Co-Chair of FNF Students Day 2024!

Amazing Opportunity to be Co-Chair of FNF Students Day 2024! Home What is FNF Students Day? Every year we hold our amazing #FNFStudents Day, bringing together a select number of incredible nursing, nursing associate and midwifery students for a day packed full of networking, learning and celebration. The 2024 Students Day is sponsored by Chichester […]

Demystifying Cybersecurity: Navigating Challenges in the Digital Realm

Gary Justice

Demystifying Cybersecurity: Navigating Challenges in the Digital Realm Home Here is the next in our series of blogs talking about our Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) statement, which we launched in 2023. In this blog, we hear from Gary Justice, FNF’s Governance and Quality and Assurance Manager, who talks about demystifying cybersecurity. Cybersecurity can appear […]

Transitioning from Student to Professional

Transitioning from Student to Professional Home Soneika (Sunny) Atkinson is a final-year student mental health nurse at the University of Essex. She recently spoke at our webinar ‘Unlocking Insights: Preceptorship Survey Results Revealed’ and in the blog, she shares some top tips for transitioning from student to professional. “As a student nurse, graduating and moving […]

Supporting Workforce Emotional Wellbeing

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Supporting Workforce Emotional Wellbeing Home Thanks to the generous funding we received during the Big Give campaign* at the end of 2023, we have been able to offer a fully-funded practical group coaching programme to enable some of our key nursing and midwifery communities to better support the psychological safety of their own workforces. Our […]

How we use MBTI in our Leadership Programmes

How we use MBTI in our Leadership Programmes Home ‘We support nurses and midwives to improve care and save lives.’ As far as missions go, it’s hard to imagine anything more valuable than this. How does MBTI® type and leadership training make the difference? And how does MBTI Complete help the organisation achieve its goals? […]