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Happy 199th birthday to Florence Nightingale

21st May 2019

Aziz Inan 12 May 2019 Florence Nightingale was an English social reformer and statistician, and the pioneer and founder of modern nursing . Nightingale was born on 12 May 1820 in Florence, Italy and died on 13 August 1910 in Mayfair, London, England, at age 90. In 1860, Nightingale...

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The Whitehouse report: Review of research nursing and midwifery across the UK and Ireland

​This report is the result of a year long project by #WhyWeDoResearch founder, Claire L Whitehouse, through a Florence Nightingale Foundation Travel Scholarship. The...

Joanna Poole selected as lamp carrier at the Florence Nightingale Commemoration Service

Joanna Poole, Deputy Head of Nursing for surgery at University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust, will be the lamp carrier at the Florence Nightingale...

Florence Nightingale Foundation alumna Aisha Holloway appointed Professor of Nursing at the University of Edinburgh

We are delighted that Florence Nightingale Foundation Alumna, Aisha Holloway, has been appointed Professor of Nursing at the University of Edinburgh and will commence...

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2019 Florence Nightingale Commemoration Service

On 15 May 2019 at 12noon, the annual Florence Nightingale Commemoration Service was held at Westminster Abbey. The service was held jointly with Cavell...

The Florence Nightingale Foundation and Health Education England are proud to announce the first Florence Nightingale Foundation Michael Clift Scholar – Lizzie Bessell

The Florence Nightingale Foundation and Health Education England are proud to announce the first Florence Nightingale Foundation Michael Clift Scholar – Lizzie Bessell As...

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