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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…

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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…

New Years Honours 2021

The Master was delighted to see that two of our Freemen were recognised in the New Year’s Honours List 2021. CBE Professor Greta Westwood, Chief Executive, Florence Nightingale Foundation. For services to Nursing and Midwifery BEM Deidre Barr, T.D., Clinical Manager, St John Ambulance. For voluntary service to the NHS Nightingale Hospital, London during the Covid-19…

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Supporting London Air Ambulance Masters

The Company of Nurses is delighted to support a new post graduate course in acute care. Last year, London’s Air Ambulance Charity launched the UK’s first Master’s in Pre-Hospital Medicine run with Queen Mary University of London and delivered at Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry. In 2020/21 academic year, nurses will…

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Meet our new Court Members

Christine Anderson – Court Assistant Christine qualified as a State Registered Nurse at The Nightingale School at St Thomas’ Hospital in 1976 and has spent most of her professional life working in Social Care until retirement 3 years ago. Christine has been a Magistrate for 27 years and now specialises in the Family Courts. Having…

Bishop of London admitted as an Honorary Freeman

In recognition of her services to nursing, The Rt Revd and Rt Hon Dame Sarah Mullally DBE,  Bishop of London, was admitted to the Freedom of the Company at a virtual meeting of the Court held on 5 October. After Bishop Sarah had made her Declaration, the Master, Elizabeth Turnbull, confirmed her as an Honorary…

The Company of Nurses Annual Service – Wednesday 14 October 6pm

The Order of Service is here.