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News 2020

2nd March 2020

150XLiz Bardolph with portrait

On Tuesday 25th February 2020, the portrait of one of our Freemen, Elizabeth Bardolph, which was previously displayed in the Nightingale Museum, has found a home in the Boardroom of the Nightingale Foundation.  As this is the year of the Nurse and Midwife, it was felt that it would be appropriate that it should be with the Florence Nightingale memorabilia.

22nd January 2020

Kings Collge London
Guys & St Thomas Foundation Trust

The Master and Middle Warden represented the Guild at The Perseverance Trust Annual King’s College Nightingale Fellowship Lecture “The Language of Kindness - A Nurse’s story” at the invitation of Dame Eileen Sills DBE, and Professor Ian Norman. The lecture was held on 22nd January at St Thomas’ Hospital London to celebrate the bi-centenary year of the birth of Florence Nightingale and to launch the Trust’s International Year of the Nurse.

22nd January 2020

 

 

 

 

Dame Eileen Sills DBE and Professor Ian Norman invited the Master and Middle Warden to The Perseverance Trust Annual King’s College Nightingale Fellowship Lecture: “The Language of Kindness - A Nurse’s story”. The lecture was held on 22nd January at St Thomas’ Hospital London to celebrate the bi-centenary of the birth of Florence Nightingale and to launch the Trust’s International Year of the Nurse.

The Royal College of Nursing Chief Executive and General Secretary, Dame Professor Donna Kinnair, invited our Upper Warden to a Reception celebrating the opening of the Exhibition: Who Cares - A History of Emotions in Nursing. This was held at the RCN offices in London, in recognition of the bi-centenary of the birth of Florence Nightingale and the unveiling of the stained glass window commissioned for the Year of the Nurse and Midwife 2020. The exhibition explores how emotions attached to nursing have changed throughout history and is available to view at the Royal College of Nursing, 20 Cavendish Square, London

16th January 2020

In recognition of the 2020 International Year of the Nurse and Midwife, a wonderful evening was arranged by the Florence Nightingale Foundation at the House of Lords. It was hosted by The Baroness Mary Watkins of Tavistock, a British Professor of Nursing, currently also an emeritus professor of healthcare leadership and Deputy Vice Chancellor at Plymouth University.

Attendees included The Rt Hon Matt Hancock, Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Sir Simon Stevens, CEO NHS England, Ruth May, CNO England and Fran Davies, the Upper Warden of the Guild of Nurses