Students join royalty to celebrate life of Florence Nightingale at Westminster Abbey

Florence Nightingale became known as ‘The Lady with the Lamp’ during her work in the Crimea.

Two students from the Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education were invited to quiz a panel of leading healthcare professionals before rubbing shoulders with royalty at Westminster Abbey this month as part of a celebration of the life of nurse Florence Nightingale. Each year charity organisation the Florence Nightingale Foundation holds a Students’ Day, which aims to raise awareness of the founder of modern nursing and her legacy.

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