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Escola de Enfermagem Florence Nightingale, Brazil

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This nursing school in Brazil is not just named in Nightingale’s honour but also incorporates a lamp design in their logo. This image shows one of their nursing students during her training.

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Escola de Enfermagem Florence Nightingale

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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!