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The Company of Nurses receives a commendation from The Lord Mayor 19th July 21

On Monday 19th July the Master was thrilled to attend an award ceremony at the Mansion House at the invitation of The Lord Mayor to receive a COVID-19 award on behalf of the Company. She was accompanied by Freemen Geoff Wheat,  Tony McLean and Hilary Andrews. The Lord Mayor wished to recognise individual Liverymen who…

Charitable Trust Company of Nurses

Cavell Trust’s ‘Working With….’ Programme

We are delighted to be “Here for nurses” as a partner in the Cavell Trust’s ‘Working with…’ programme. The attached report here shows how our support is needed, valued and acknowledged.

The City Returning to Life

As lockdown restrictions ease the City has started to come back to life. The Master was invited to St Paul’s Cathedral for a service of Reflection and Hope. Masters of the Livery were invited along with those who had contributed to the pandemic including many frontline staff.  Freeman Deirdre Barr was invited in her role…

Jane Davies

The Florence Nightingale Commemorative Service Westminster Abbey – 12 May 2021

I was very fortunate, as the Vice Lord Lieutenant of Greater London, to attend the Service to commemorate the life of Florence Nightingale, which is held every year on the Wednesday closest to her birthday, the 12th May, at Westminster Abbey. The Master of our Company and other Court members would normally have been present…

Frances Davies

Installation of the Master – Frances Davies

We are delighted to announce that at the Annual Assembly of The Company of Nurses, held on Wednesday 5th May, Frances Davies was installed as Master of the Company of Nurses by the Immediate Past Master, Liz Turnbull in a virtual ceremony attended by the Wardens, Court of Assistants, and guests of the Company. The…

Freedom of the City of London for a Freeman of our Company

On 5th March, the Master and Immediate Past Master were delighted to join Maureen Rodgers and her guests as she made her declaration to become a Freeman of the City of London. The Clerk of the Chamberlain’s Court, Murray Craig, conducted the ceremony which was held virtually and he provided a most entertaining and amusing…

Mariana Campilho

Company of Nurses Scholar, Mariana Campilho

This International Women’s Day 2021, London’s Air Ambulance Charity is celebrating the achievements of Mariana Campilho, a nurse undertaking a Masters degree in Pre-Hospital Medicine. Mariana, who lives in East London, has been granted a prestigious award through The Company of Nurses Scholarship Programme to assist with her studies on the Masters (MSc) degree run…

Livery Kitchen

The Livery Kitchen Initiative

In response to the current challenge, 2,100 LKI meals will be delivered to the Royal London, Newham and Whipps Cross University hospitals each week until Fri 12th March.   In addition, 2000 LKI meals a week will be provided to communities in East London, in support of City Harvest (https://www.cityharvest.org.uk/ ), until the end of May.  This will…

Introducing 2020/21 Florence Nightingale Foundation Scholar Lisa Abbott

The Company of Nurses Charitable Trust with support from the Anne Campbell Memorial Fund are delighted to have sponsored a Florence Nightingale Foundation Scholarship for 2020/21. This prestigious Scholarship contributes to the professional development of future nurse leaders and we are delighted to have supported our first scholar this year. I would like to introduce…

Past Masters pay tribute to Isobel Lattimore

The Company of Nurses was saddened to hear of the news that Isobel Lattimore died on Christmas Eve 2020. Isobel was a Liveryman of both the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers and the Broderers’ Company and instrumental in producing the wonderful banner that was presented to The Guild of Nurses in 2018. Liz Turnbull, Immediate Past…