Come and join us for a
PICNIC at EMBLEY PARK, ROMSEY
FRIDAY 12th AUGUST 2022
Details as follows:
10:30 am Meet at the grave of Florence Nightingale, St Margaret’s Churchyard, West Wellow SO51 6DR followed by coffee and a talk about Florence Nightingale
12:30 PICNICS in the garden – please bring your own and something to share if possible
14:30 short service in Romsey Abbey SO51 8EP with an opportunity to view the recently dedicated ‘Calling Window’ followed by TEA at The Wisdom Centre SO51 6DR
Please reserve your place by email to: [email protected] by no later than Monday 1st August 2022
There is no charge for this event but a gift in cash on the day would be very much appreciated towards afternoon tea and a donation to Romsey Abbey (A minimum of £15.00 is suggested).
We look forward to hearing from you.
The Nightingale Fellowship AGM 2022
14 May 2022 at 2pm
The Nightingale Fellowship AGM was held for all members to access online.
The 94th commemoration service of the Nightingale Fellowship and was live streamed on Saturday 14th May 2022, being held in the St Thomas’ Hospital Chapel with invited guests only, due to restricted numbers in the Chapel.
The Service was led by The Reverend Canon Mia Hilborn, Head of Spiritual Care, Guy’s and St. Thomas’ Hospital, with the Address being given by The Reverend Canon Patricia Hillas, Chaplain to the Speaker of the House of Commons.
A recording of the Service is available for you to view – please go to the Members log-in page on The Nightingale Fellowship website.
The Annual Nightingale Fellowship Journal 2022
We are now looking forward to receiving any relevant articles of interest you may care to write for the new Annual Journal.
Whether it be about an event you have attended, announcing a future Set Reunion or something else, we would like to hear from you!
Guidelines for submissions are given on page 64 of the Autumn 2021 Journal but you can of course contact us by email on [email protected] for more information or help.
The Florence Nightingale Museum
The Florence Nightingale Museum St Thomas’ Hospital 2 Lambeth Palace Rd. London SE1 7EW.
We are delighted to advise that The Florence Nightingale Museum which is housed in the St Thomas’ Hospital and is devoted to Florence Nightingale, covering her Victorian childhood, her life in the Crimean and her life as an ardent campaigner for health reform, is now open to visitors (from 12th May 2022) following the pandemic closure.
It is a wonderful place to take your family and learn of her exceptional work. In the Museum, visitors learn more about the legacy of Florence Nightingale and her impact on nursing today. Highlights in the collection of the Museum include the writing slate she used as a child, her pet owl Athena and Nightingale’s important medicine chest.
Please go to: https://www.florence-nightingale.co.uk for further details and opening hours and concessions.
News from The Company of Nurses
Members of The Company of Nurses are enjoying a full programme of events on line and some in person. Many Nightingale Fellowship members already belong and enjoy meeting with nurses who trained across the country. For more information go to www.thecompanyofnurses.co.uk