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The Company of Nurses - Past Events

Careers Events – 11 July 2017

Careers Event at “Echoes across the Century Exhibition” Guildhall Art Gallery “Echoes across the Century” has been an exhibition in the Guildhall Art Gallery from Spring of this year. On Tuesday 11th July, a careers event was held at the exhibition with 16 professionals from the Livery world giving information and personal stories to over…

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Rock & Shop City Walk – 8 July 2017

On Saturday 8th July,  16 of us joined up with Blue Badge Guide Mo Corcoran and despite London being very busy because of the Pride march we were able to explore quiet hidden back streets of Soho and Mayfair to discover some of the history of Rock n’ Shop . It was a fascinating walk…

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The Guild of Nurses Anniversary Banquet

Anniversary Banquet – 12 May 2017

The Guild of Nurses celebrated its first anniversary on 12th May with a splendid banquet at Guildhall. We were thrilled to entertain our sponsoring Alderman, The Lord Mayor, Dr. Andrew Parmley and his wife Wendy, the Lady Mayoress. Both Sheriffs of the City of London, Alderman Peter Estlin and Alderman William Russell and their wives…

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Norwich Cathedral Visit – 3 June 2017

On the 3rd of June eleven of us went to see the paintings of the “Passion of Edith Cavell” which are housed in the beautiful surroundings of Norwich Cathedral; bathed that day in sunshine and everywhere full of late spring and early summer flowers. Father Peter Doll, the Canon Librarian, was our guide. The paintings…

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Celebration of the Life of Florence Nightingale

The Master and Wardens were honoured to join the procession at the 2017 Service to Celebrate the Life of Florence Nightingale in Westminster Abbey. This annual Service provides a unique opportunity for nurses, midwives, health care professionals, family members and guests to celebrate their professions and at the same time give thanks for Florence Nightingale’s…

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Visit to the Royal Society of Medicine – 4 May 2017

Ten Freemen of the Guild were recently given the wonderful opportunity of spending a very pleasant evening at the Royal Society of Medicine. We were invited by Janice Liverseidge of the RSM. After a welcome introduction to the building and the history of the RSM over a cup of tea, Janice introduced us to Robert…

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Saints and Sinners City Walk – 8 April 2017

On Saturday 8th April, fifteen Guild members and their guests met up on a gloriously sunny spring day to join Blue Badge Guide Mo Corcoran on a walk through The City of London focusing on Saints and Sinners. The walk started at Blackfriars tube station and ended two hours later at the oldest church in…

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Education and Professional Development Event March 16th 2017

The March 2017 Lecture took place at London South Bank University. The focus of the lectures , of which there were two, addressed a diverse exploration of the impact that work can have on individuals. Colonel David Bates explored the issues of resilience and capability in service leadership. He demonstrated the focus of his specialist…

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House of Commons Tour -13 March 2017

What an amazing day out that some of the Guild and their guests were fortunate to experience in March.  The day was just fascinating. After a bit of queue to get through security, behind what appeared to be half the school children of London, we met inside the Palace of Westminster with time for coffee…

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Guild of Nurses The Florence Nightingale Museum

Florence Nightingale Museum Visit – 23 Feb 2017

12 of us braved Storm Doris to have a very enjoyable visit to the Florence Nightingale Museum at St Thomas’ Hospital on 23rd February. Over a hot drink we had a very engaging talk by Natasha McEnroe, Museum Director. Natasha gave us a fascinating overview of the long life and many achievements of Florence Nightingale.…

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