Nursing & Midwifery

Colonel Jane Davis, Vice Lord-Lieutenant of London

Display No. 75

Colonel Jane Davis OBE qualified as a nurse in 1976 and is a highly-decorated individual having served as a Lieutenant in the Territorial Army, a Colonel in Afghanistan and as the Queen’s Honourary Nurse between 2005 to 2009.

She travels widely with the HALO Trust, an international NGO that helps to support the development of training programmes for minefield paramedics.

Image courtesy of Jane Davis

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Nightingale is respected worldwide for her pioneering role in developing the nursing profession, her statistical work, and her evidence-based approach to healthcare. In honour of her bicentenary the World Health Organisation have named 2020 the Year of the Nurse and Midwife.

In our special exhibition, you will find out about objects, people and places which tell interesting stories about Florence’s life and legacy. You’ll discover artefacts from her life, people she both inspired and challenged, and places she helped to shape. There’s many more insights too!

Please click on the different sections of her famous coxcomb diagram to explore various aspects of her life and legacy. We hope you enjoy exploring!