Students Day Blog Series: John Wells’s Reflections

Students Day Blog Series Home Reflections From John Wells In April 2022, I had entered a competition on Twitter with the Florence Nightingale Foundation (FNF), submitting a 60 second video why I was a nurse leader to win a student’s day in London. I was not fully sure in my head if that was me, […]

Students Day Blog Series: Akira Madams’s Reflections

Students Day Blog Series Home Reflections from Akira Madams This reflective piece evidences my attendance of the 2022 Florence Nightingale Foundation Conference, followed by the annual commemorative service to celebrate the life and sacrifice of Florence Nightingale, as well as all the nurses, midwives and healthcare assistants who have died in global conflicts, with the […]

Students Day Blog Series: Emma Bird’s Reflections

Students Day Blog Series Home Reflections From Emma Bird After the initial introductions over breakfast, I entered the auditorium where a speech was given by Greta Westwood. Greta spoke in such an inspiring manner, mentioning her journey from student life, nursing life, and being the CEO of the Florence Nightingale Foundation (FNF), as well as […]

Students Day Blog Series: Sarah Beechey’s Reflections

Students Day Blog Series Home Reflections From Sarah Beechey I’m currently in my second year of study for Adult Nursing at Cardiff University. When I discovered I had won a place at the Florence Nightingale Foundation student day, I was delighted to have been chosen. The university staff were very supportive, covering my hotel and […]

Student Councils Series: Amber Wait

Emma Bird

student councils SERIES: amber wait Home Student Councils Series Amber Wait Student Council Member (BOB ICS) My name is Amber Wait; I am a Second Year Adult Nursing student from Oxford Brookes University. I applied to be a Student Council Member to ensure that the voices of students were being heard to alleviate any pressures […]

The Student Councils Programme

Anne Watkins and Bertha Matunge

Home A consistent and strategic student voice bridging the gap between practice providers, universities and the student population. Students and their education and learning experience are crucial to maintaining the pipeline for the future workforce.  With the increasing focus on education and training, the importance of ensuring a student voice within the system to consider […]


Guy Powell and Bertha Matunge

Home See some examples below of the past and current work we are collaborating with students and early career professionals on. Examples of student workstreams practice based student leadership programme (pilot) Practice Partner: North Middlesex University Hospitals NHS Trust University Partners: City, University of London, University of Hertfordshire, Middlesex University. Summary: The Florence Nightingale Foundation […]

#FNFStudents Day competition

Home Are you a student nurse or midwife in the UK? We have a limited number of tickets for our #FNFStudents day and Florence Nightingale Commemoration Service on Wednesday 11th May and we would love for you join us! The Florence Nightingale Foundation is running a competition for the best authentic videos of 60 seconds […]