Object of the month

This week’s mystery object from the museum’s collection store is Florence Nightingale’s foot warmer. Upon her return from the Crimea, Nightingale suffered from brucellosis, commonly known as ‘Crimean fever’. Brucellosis is a highly contagious disease caused by ingestion of unsterilized … Read More

95% nurse

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When visitors arrive at the Florence Nightingale Museum they quickly identify themselves as a part of Florence Nightingale’s legacy. This is how we can state with such confidence that our visitors are 95% nurse. An impressive figure that does exclude … Read More

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