Category list : Famous figures in nursing
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Lenah Higbee - one of the 'Sacred 20'Subscription
Some people have buildings named after them, others streets and memorials. Not Lenah Higbee.
Edith Cavell: the nurse who inspired BritainSubscription
Edith Cavell became an unlikely heroine of the First World War when she helped hundreds of wounded British and French soldiers to leave occupied Belgium and reach the neutral Netherlands.
The nursing profession can be traced back to 16th century Italy and a former soldier with a taste for brawling and alehouses.
Ruth Bradley: the angel in fatiguesSubscription
Ruth Bradley was a trail blazer as a nurse in the armed forces.
Ken Kesey: the cuckoo in the nestSubscription
Wrestler turned nurse, Ken Kesey, used his experience of working in a mental institution to write One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest.