• 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 mug features all six figures round the mug and the Nightingale Training School badge inside. On the handle is written ‘1820 – Florence Nightingale – 2020’. The mugs are made over seven days using English fine bone china, using traditional methods in Stoke on Trent, England. 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.
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    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

    £12.99
    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.
  • Florence Nightingale was a pioneer of nursing at a time when women were discouraged from working outside the home, especially in the field of science. She saved many lives both on and off the battlefield through implementing a new standard of medical care, and by leading groups of nurses to improve conditions. In this biography for kids ages 8-12, learn all about the inspiring story of Florence Nightingale--social reformer, statistician, and mother of modern nursing who bucked the social norms of her day and changed the world. DK Life Stories go beyond the basic facts to tell the true life stories of history's most interesting people. Full-colour photographs and hand-drawn illustrations complement thoughtfully written, age-appropriate text to create an engaging book children will enjoy reading. Definition boxes, information sidebars, fun facts, maps, inspiring quotes, and other nonfiction text features add depth, and a handy reference section at the back makes this series perfect for school reports and projects. Each book also includes an author's introduction letter, a glossary, and an index. All shop sales support the Florence Nightingale Museum, a registered charity, and its work.