Leadership and Empowerment

Dame Sarah Elisabeth Mullally

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Dame Sarah Mullally is a British Anglican bishop and former nurse. Since 2018 she is the Bishop of London. In this interview she talks about committing her life to God aged 16, being Chief Nursing Officer, training as a priest, and how some London churches reject her authority because she is female. She is also queried on gay marriage.


Exhibits from ‘Florence The Leader’

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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!