Celebrating 75 Years of the NHS: Personal Journeys into Nursing at TEDxNHS

Celebrating 75 Years of the NHS: Personal Journeys into Nursing at TEDxNHS Home In honour of the NHS 75th birthday, Florence Nightingale Foundation (FNF) celebrated 75 years of nursing and midwifery at TEDxNHS Undivided. FNF supported TEDxNHS by subsidising 75 tickets so that those with less means could attend this year’s talks. We also held […]

‘Big Give’ Doubles Your Donation

Big Give Doubles Your Donation Home As a charity, FNF relies on our partners, alumni, members and supporters to help us continue our work. As part of the nationwide ‘Big Give week’, from midday on Tuesday 28 November to midday on Tuesday 5 December, any donation you make via the Big Give website page will […]

FNF Global: My Highlights

FNF Global: My Highlights Over the Year Home As our Head of Global, Jeni Caguioa, completes her secondment at FNF, we asked her to share her highlights of the year. Her impact has been immense, we look forward to continued collaboration with her and her team now she is back at NHS England. “As an […]

Meet Our Fellows – Rattan

My midwifery passion: from seed to oak Home I’m Rattan Gill, I work as a midwife on the labour ward at University Hospitals of Leicester, East Midlands and was recently granted the opportunity to be one of the first Academy Fellows with Florence Nightingale Foundation! It was two decades ago when the seed of my passion started […]

Star Alumni Series: Empowering Sustainable Leaders – Lucie Planner

Home Star Alumni Series This course came at a time, when I didn’t realise how much I needed to focus on me and how I can grow as a leader and to be re-energised to deliver the work I’m leading on. Lucie Planner CYP lead nurse, NHS England Lucie is a Lead Children’s and Young […]

FNF Marks Black History Month: Saluting our Sisters

FNF Marks Black History Month: Saluting our Sisters Home Black History Month is a dedicated time in the year to recognise and celebrate the invaluable contributions of black people to British society.  At FNF we want to join in with ‘Saluting our Sisters’: as part of our diverse nursing and midwifery workforce – this month […]

Star Alumni Series: Matt Brayford

Home Star Alumni Series This work will not only improve the experience of service users and carers, but will improve prognosis and the likelihood of recovery; reduce the likelihood of relapse and hospital admissions; and result in fewer people needing long-term mental health services. Matt Brayford Mental Health Leadership and Succession Programme Manager at Health […]

Labour party announcement on new deal for care workers: FNF response

Labour party conference ‘new deal’ for the social care workforce: FNF response Home Responding to the Shadow Health and Social Care Secretary’s plan to deliver a new deal for care workers, Chief Executive Officer of the Florence Nightingale Foundation Professor Greta Westwood CBE said: “We welcome the commitment from the Shadow Health and Social Care […]