India  

Florence Nightingale

English social reformer, statistician, and founder of modern nursing

Florence Nightingale    ▸ Facts   ▸ Comments   ▸ News   ▸ Videos   

Florence Nightingale: English social reformer, statistician, and founder of modern nursing
Florence Nightingale, was an English social reformer, statistician and the founder of modern nursing. Nightingale came to prominence while serving as a manager and trainer of nurses during the Crimean War, in which she organised care for wounded soldiers. She gave nursing a favourable reputation and became an icon of Victorian culture, especially in the persona of "The Lady with the Lamp" making rounds of wounded soldiers at night.

0
shares
ShareTweetSavePostSend
 

You Might Like


London nurses mark Florence Nightingale's bicentenary

Nurses in central London admired a giant projection of Florence Nightingale onto the buildings of Guys and St Thomas' hospitals on Monday night to mark 200 years since her birth and her legacy to..
Reuters India - Published

Florence Nightingale show presents nursing pioneer who told us to wash hands

Victorian Britain took Florence Nightingale into its heart as the "Lady with the Lamp" who tended wounded soldiers, but a new exhibition shows her as a tough pioneer whose principles on hygiene..
Reuters - Published

Search this site and the web: