• 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.
  • Edited by Ruth Cown and foreword by Michael Morpurgo. Edith Appleton, known as Edie, was working as a professional nurse when war broke out in 1914. She immediately joined the military nursing services and spent the next four years treating dying and injured allied soldiers in France and Belgium, as they fought an entirely new type of war: one of horrendous living conditions, gas attacks and shell-shocked survivors. A Nurse at the Front contains the fascinating diaries Edie kept of her experiences. Surrounded by death, she never lost her appreciation of life. Against the background of Ypres and the Somme, Edie writes unflinchingly, with clarity and even wit. We see the Great War through a new set of eyes in an acutely observed, courageous account of life on the front line of treacherous warfare.   All shop sales support the Florence Nightingale Museum, a registered charity, and it?s work.
  • From stampeding nudes to inebriated teenagers, Michael Alexander never knew what he was getting himself into. But now, sixteen years since he first launched into his nursing career - as the only man on a gynaecology ward - he's pretty much had to deal with everything... Body parts that came off in his hands. Teenagers with phantom pregnancies. Doctors unable to tell the difference between their left and right. Violent drunks. Singing relatives. Sexism. ... and more nudity than the sex industry.   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.
  • Sterling silver earrings in the shape of a heart with a heartbeat running through the middle. All shop sales support the Florence Nightingale Museum, a registered charity, and its work.
  • The hand of a stranger offered in solace. A flower placed on a dead body as a mark of respect. A gentle word in response to fear and anger. It is these moments of empathy, in the extremis of human experience, that define us as people. Nobody knows this better than a nurse and Molly Case has witnessed countless such moments. In?How to Treat People,?she documents these extraordinary points, when two people truly connect. In rich, lyrical prose, she introduces us to patients with whom we share the pain, but also the experience of illness when life is at its most vivid. And when her father is admitted to the high dependency unit on which she works, Molly confronts care in a whole new way, when two worlds - the professional and the personal - suddenly collide. Weaving together medical history, art, memoir and science,?How to Treat People?beautifully illustrates the intricacies of the human condition and the oscillating rhythms of life and death. Most of all, it is the heart-stopping reminder that we can all find meaning in being part, even for a moment, of the lives of others.   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.
  • 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.
  • 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. Greeting card featuring the Nightingale Pledge. 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.
  • A humorous, snarky & unique adult colouring book for registered nurses, nurse practitioners and nursing students. For stress relief and relaxtion.
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