Florence Nightingale (1820-1910), reformer of English nursing, received the Order of Merit for her tireless efforts during the Crimean War. She was the first female recipient of this honor. She is celebrated as an English social reformer and statistician, and the founder of modern nursing.

Florence Nightingale, OM, RRC was a celebrated English social reformer and statistician, and the founder of modern nursing. She came to prominence while serving as a nurse during the Crimean War, where she tended to wounded soldiers.

How very little can be done under the spirit of fear. — Florence Nightingale

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"The most important practical lesson that can be given to nurses is to teach them what to observe." - Florence Nightingale

"The most important practical lesson that can be given to nurses is to teach them what to observe." - Florence Nightingale Yeah, I posted this on the right board. Sherlock should have been a nurse.

Infographic of the 10 Most Noteable Nurses in History #nursing #history

This is an awesome list of the 10 most notable nurses throughout history! Gotta love this nurses-infographic

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Florence Nightingale-I live and work in China. It's a tough place to teach the words of Florence Nightingale though I won't give up. I will keep pressing on. Every human deserves a great nurse!

Florence Nightingale word mat

A printable word mat featuring words and pictures linked to the work of Florence Nightingale. Ideal for children to use as prompts when writing.

This drawing portrays Florence Nightingale in a hospital ward. While she worked in various hospitals during the Crimean War, she often carried a lamp as she visited many of the patients each night. Florence became known as the "Lady with the Lamp."

This drawing portrays Florence Nightingale in a hospital ward. While she worked in various hospitals during the Crimean War, she often carried a lamp as she visited many of the patients each night. Florence became known as the "Lady with the Lamp.

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