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The Company of Nurses - Past Events

Education and Professional Development Event – Wed 29 Mar 2023

We were honoured to have two speakers at the Education and Professional Development Event on March 29 2023. Professor Gemma Stacey, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Florence Nightingale Foundation (FNF) gave a detailed presentation at strategic level of the FNF; its purpose, mission, priorities and vision for the next five years. She outlined the leadership programmes,…

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Education and Professional Development – Prehospital Medicine – Wednesday 21June 2023

A most interesting education and professional development was presented by one of our Company of Nurses Charitable Trust sponsored scholars, Mariana Campilho who is Senior Sister, Emergency Dept and Lead Nurse, Physician Response Unit at the Royal London Hospital. Mariana shared her¬†research activity from the 3 year MSc programme with us, and demonstrated how she…

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Anniversary Banquet – 4 May 23

The Anniversary Banquet was held this year in the delightful Barber-Surgeons’ Hall. A Hall has been on the site since the 1440s; the first was destroyed by the Great Fire, the second in the Blitz in 1940, and the present Hall was opened by the Queen Mother in 1969. Despite the complete destruction of the…

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Visit to the Great Hall of Guildhall – 27 Apr 2023

A small group of us gathered in Guildhall Yard where we were introduced to our guide Julia, who gave us a brief history of the Guildhall buildings before we went inside. The main building, apart from the roof, has survived through the great fire, war and bomb damage. Once inside the Great Hall we found…

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United Guilds Service – Friday 24 Mar 2023

The Company of Nurses were again extremely proud to be a part of the 2023 United Guilds Service at St Paul’s Cathedral. The United Guilds Service dates to 1943 when, at a meeting of the Twelve Great Companies it was decided to hold a service to lift spirits in the City following the Blitz in…

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Freedom Ceremony – Wed 8 Feb 23

On Wednesday 8 February, twenty one new Freemen made their declarations and were admitted by the Master to the Freedom of the Company of Nurses. The ceremony took place at the Worshipful Company of Information Technologists’ (WCIT) Hall and was followed by a buffet lunch. The occasion was enjoyed by all, and there was the…

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After the Fire – Tues 24 Jan 23

  On a particularly cold evening in January, a good number of Freemen, their families and friends enjoyed a wonderful talk from the comfort and warmth of their sitting rooms. Antony Robbins Aka Mr Londoner, who has entertained us on a number of occasions previously, gave us a fascinating insight into the after effects of…

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Company Dinner, Cutlers’ Hall – Thur 23 Nov 22

On Thursday 23 November the Company of Nurses were delighted to hold a dinner at the splendid Cutler’s Hall. We were very pleased to welcome over 100 Freemen and their guests. Guests of the Company included Captain Robin Batt, Master of the Master Mariners, Dr James Nye, Master Clockmaker, Stephen Sanders, Master Firefighter, their accompanying…

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Education and Professional Development Event Wed 26 Oct 20

An interesting and informative virtual event was held via Zoom on the evening of the 26 October.¬† Jeni Caguioa, International Recruitment and Ethnic Minorities Nurse Advisor at NHS England, discussed her role supporting CNO England in achieving the nursing contribution to the ‘NHS People Plan’. A discussion took place after Jeni’s presentation highlighting the issue…

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Visit to Treloar’s School and College – Tue 18 Oct 22

Five Freemen of the Company visited Treloars’ School and College in Holybourne near Alton in Hampshire. The Treloar Trust provides education, care, therapy and independence training to young people with physical disabilities between the ages of two and twenty five. Treloar’s was founded in 1907 by the then Lord Mayor of London Sir Willian Purdie…

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