• The Nightingale Training School opened its doors in July 1860 at St. Thomas' Hospital. All probationers need to read and write and be able to learn at least some rudimentary Latin to administer medicines. The Nightingale approach to training focused on dedication and discipline. This tea towel features the Regulations, dating from 1860, that the probationers would have had to have followed. All shop sales support the Florence Nightingale Museum, a registered charity, at its work.
  • Contrary to popular images of Florence, this was the type of lamp she used on her rounds in Scutari Hospital. You can see an original lamp in the museum! This working replica of Florence's fanoos comes in a black presentation box with a provenance card. 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.
  • 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.
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