• We are delighted to officially launch this definitive guide of the life and ground-breaking achievements of arguably one of the most famous nurses in history, Florence Nightingale. This guide is a joint venture between the Florence Nightingale Museum and the Florence Nightingale Foundation, which is all the more poignant as this year is the bicentenary of Florence Nightingale's birth. To mark this very special anniversary, the World Health Organization have designated 2020 as Year of the Nurse and Midwife and this guide is the perfect opportunity for us to celebrate the career of such as illustrious individual as Florence.   All shop sales support the Florence Nightingale Museum, a registered charity and its work.
  • Our exclusive 2020 bicentenary range has been designed exclusively for us by Alison Gardiner. The range features different nurses from Florence through to a modern day nurse and reflects the changes that have been made to nursing. This magnetic bookmark features four of the figures from the overall design, including Florence, with the Nightingale Training School badge on the reverse. All shop sales support the Florence Nightingale Museum, a registered charity, and its work.
  • Our exclusive 2020 bicentenary range has been designed exclusively for us by Alison Gardiner. The range features different nurses from Florence through to a modern day nurse and reflects the changes that have been made to nursing. This postcard shows the design in full. All shop sales support the Florence Nightingale Museum, a registered charity, and its work.
  • Our exclusive 2020 bicentenary range has been designed exclusively for us by Alison Gardiner. The range features different nurses from Florence through to a modern day nurse and reflects the changes that have been made to nursing. The tea tin contains 25 classic English blend teabags and features the nursing figures, a quote from Florence and how to make a perfect cup of tea! All shop sales support the Florence Nightingale Museum, a registered charity, and its work.
  • Our exclusive 2020 bicentenary range has been designed exclusively for us by Alison Gardiner. The range features different nurses from Florence through to a modern day nurse and reflects the changes that have been made to nursing. The tea towels are printed and hand finished in Lancashire, England. All shop sales support the Florence Nightingale Museum, a registered charity, and its work.
  • A History of Nursing explores the history of nursing by investigating the earliest records of the caring profession, how it progressed and what established it along the way to becoming the nursing we see today. It starts at the beginning of the story -? how, once upon a time, all we had to depend on was Mother Nature. Over time, education and standards improved for the safety, development and governance of the profession. Not everything was plain sailing and the book introduces lesser-known people who made this possible, sometimes at great cost to themselves, and the effect military nursing had on the nineteenth century in turning nursing from religious principles to the secular standards we see today. How did nursing go from being knowledge handed down through ancient scripts, folklore and sometimes by accident, to the degree-level, accountable practice of modern times? And why do nurses not wear hats anymore? A History of Nursing answers all these questions and more.   All shop sales support the Florence Nightingale Museum, a registered charity, and its work.
  • Florence rescued her Little Owl, Athena, in Athens while she was on holiday. They became inseparable companions, with Florence carrying Athena around in a specially made pouch. Take home your own version of little Athena with this cute owl finger puppet. All shop sales support the Florence Nightingale Museum, a registered charity, and its work.Ow
  • 3D paper folding figure of Florence Nightingale All shop sales support the Florence Nightingale Museum, a registered charity, and its work.
  • Crimea

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    by Orlando Figes The Crimean War one of the fiercest battles in Russia's history, killing nearly a million men and completely redrawing the map of Europe. Pitting the Tsar's empire against an alliance of Britain, France and the Ottoman Empire, it was the first conflict to use photography, the telegraph and newspapers; a war over territory, from the Balkans to the Persian Gulf; a war of religion, driven by a fervent, populist belief by the Tsar and his ministers that it was Russia's task to rule all Orthodox Christians and control the Holy Land; it was the original 'total war'. Orlando Figes' vivid new book reinterprets this extraordinary conflict. Bringing to life ordinary soldiers in snow-filled trenches, surgeons on the battlefield and the haunted, fanatical figure of Tsar Nicholas himself, Crimea tells the human story of a tragic war. All shop sales support the Florence Nightingale Museum, a registered charity, and it's work.
  • Keyring in the shape of Florence's fanoos lantern that she carried around Scutari Hospital. All shop sales support the Florence Nightingale Museum, a registered charity, and its work. 
  • Fun rubber duck in the shape of our favourite nurse, complete with fanoos! All shop sales support the Florence Nightingale Museum, a registered charity, and its work.
  • Written by Lucy Lethbridge and illustrated by Karen Donnelly. Born into a wealthy family, Florence Nightingale could have lived a life of leisure and luxury. Instead she longed to be a nurse. In 1830, that was the last thing a rich girl could do - but Florence was no ordinary girl. All shop sales support the Florence Nightingale Museum, a registered charity, and its work.
  • Florence Nightingale is one of the most famous figures in modern history. Yet much of what we know of her emanates from unreliable second-hand accounts and from a mid-reading of the primary sources.?Florence Nightingale at First Hand,?by Lynn McDonald, editor of Nightingale?s Collected Works and the world?s foremost Nightingale authority, aims to put this right. This is a book that reports what Florence Nightingale said and did, based on her writing, of which a massive amount survives, scattered in over two hundred archives throughout the world. Published to commemorate the centenary of Nightingale?s death, McDonald?s study presents a Florence Nightingale for the twenty-first century, as an author of great style and wit, a systems thinker and pioneering public health reformer - the heroine and nurse were only the start.   All shop sales support the Florence Nightingale Museum, a registered charity, and its work.?
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    Florence Nightingale Barbie The Florence Nightingale Museum partnered with Mattel to celebrate the 200th anniversary of Florence Nightingale. Only available here and at two other UK retailers.  The Barbie® Inspiring Women™ Series pays tribute to incredible heroines of their time – courageous women who took risks, changed rules and paved the way for generations of girls to dream bigger than ever before. Florence Nightingale pursued a career in nursing, a vocation she believed was her moral duty. Enrolling as a nursing student in 1850, Florence made it her mission to improve hospital efficiency and standards in patient care. Carrying a lamp during her rounds in the Crimean War, Florence earned the title “The Lady with the Lamp”, providing comfort and compassion to gravely wounded soldiers. Eventually bed-ridden with a chronic illness, Nightingale refused to give up and used her training as a statistician to write books that launched reforms in healthcare. In 1860, she established the Nightingale Training School, continuing to further nursing education while changing the negative attitudes towards women entering the field. Throughout her life, Florence Nightingale continued to use her drive and intelligence to become the pioneer of modern nursing. Celebrate her unwavering determination and lasting impact with the Inspiring Women™ Series Florence Nightingale Barbie® doll.
  • Comprehensive biography about Florence, written by Mark Bostridge
  • Fine British plaster bust of Florence Nightingale, individually cast by hand. The bust stands at 13cm tall and features elements of Florence's life and work around the bottom, as well as her quote "Nursing is an Art".   All shop sales support the Florence Nightingale Museum, a registered charity, and its work.
  • 'A Little Gin Would Be More Popular'- this glass coaster is the perfect place to put down your gin glass! Features Florence's quote and her signature. All shop sales support the Florence Nightingale Museum, a registered charity, and its work.
  • Gin Copa Glass featuring the quote from Florence: "A little gin would be more popular" and her signature. All shop sales support the Florence Nightingale Museum, a registered charity and its work.
  • A guide to Florence's life and work by Kirsteen Nixon.
  • If you are a teacher or a parent whose child is learning about Florence, then this pack is for you! Based around the KS1 curriculum, this pack gives a good basis for learning all about Florence and the work she did in the classroom and at home. All shop sales support the Florence Nightingale Museum, a registered charity, and its work.
  • Discover all the places in London associated with Florence with this beautiful map. Exclusively hand drawn and printed in Kent, England for the Florence Nightingale Museum by Have A Gander.   All shop sales support the Florence Nightingale Museum, a registered charity, and its work.
  • Discover all the places in London associated with Florence with this beautiful map. Exclusively hand drawn and printed in Kent, England for the Florence Nightingale Museum by Have A Gander.   Available in two sizes.   All shop sales support the Florence Nightingale Museum, a registered charity, and its work.  
  • Discover all the places in London associated with Florence with this beautiful map, including her blue plaque, the location of her first job as a nurse and her statue at the Crimean War Memorial. Created exclusively for the Florence Nightingale Museum by Have A Gander. All shop sales support the Florence Nightingale Museum, a registered charity, and its work.
  • Discover all the places in London associated with Florence with this beautiful map. Exclusively hand drawn and printed in Kent, England for the Florence Nightingale Museum by Have A Gander.   All shop sales support the Florence Nightingale Museum, a registered charity, and its work.
  • Paperback edition of Florence Nightingale: A Very Brief History by Lynn McDonald
  • From the medicine we take to the cars we drive, the clothes we wear adn even the beer we drink, statistics hae given shape to the world we inhabit. However, for the media, statistics are routinely 'damning', 'horrifying' or, occasionally, 'encouraging'. Exploring the history, mathematics, philosophy and practical use of statistics, Eillen Magnello - with the help of Borin Van Loon's deft illustration - traces the rise of statistics from the ancient Babylonians, Egyptians and Chinese, to the censuses of the Romans and the Greeks, and the modern emergence of the term itself in Europe. They explore the English Victorians such ass William Farr who created the modern discipline of vital statistics, and Francis Galton, W. F. R. Weldon and Karl Pearson who established the fundamentally different modern discipline of mathematical statistics. Introducing Statistics is an enjoyable, suprise-filled tour through a subject that is both fascinating, and crucial to understanding our world.   All shop sales support the Florence Nightingale Museum, a registered charity, and its work.
  • Set of four Florence magnets featuring images from her life and her quotes.   All shop sales support the Florence Nightingale Museum, a registered charity and its work.
  • This Nightingale badge was awarded to Nurse Eleanor Ferry, in 1940. The badge was badly damaged during a bomb attack on St. Thomas' Hospital in September 1940. Nurse ferry had her uniform blown off during the bombing but returned to rescue the badge. The square card features the Nightingale Training school badge on a white background. All shop sales support the Florence Nightingale Museum, a registered charity, and its work.
  • Nightingale badges were awarded to nurses at the end of their training at the Nightingale Training School at St. Thomas? Hospital from 1925-1992. The bright blue colour of the enamel was inspired by the ribbon of the Order of Merit awarded to Florence Nightingale in 1907. This sturdy metal keyring features the badge that was awarded to Nurse Barbara Benning in 1925.   All shop sales support the Florence Nightingale Museum, a registered charity, and its work.
  • Nightingale badges were awarded to nurses at the end of their training at the Nightingale Training School at St. Thomas' Hospital from 1925-1992. The bright blue colour of the enamel was inspired by the ribbon of the Order of Merit awarded to Florence Nightingale in 1907. This paperweight features an image of the Nightingale Training School Badge in it's centre. All shop sales support the Florence Nightingale Museum, a registered charity, and it's work.
  • The Nightingale Pledge was adapted from the Hippocratic Oath by Lystra E. Gretter, director of the Farrand Training School of the Harper Hospital in Detroit, USA. Composed and named in honour of Florence Nightingale, the Pledge was first taken by the graduates of the Farrand Training School on April 25 1893. Since then, the pledge has become the most widely accepted oath in the nursing profession. Card bookmark featuring the Nightingale Pledge, with ribbon. All shop sales support the Florence Nightingale Museum, a registered charity, and its work.
  • Pack of 8 notecards with envelopes, featuring an image from Florence's life and a quote on each card. All shop sales support the Florence Nightingale Museum, a registered charity, and its work.
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