Category list : Founder members
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Mental health nurse and psychotherapist Phil Barker developed the Tidal Model, which encourages nurses to explore people’s stories as a way of helping to reclaim mental health. It is now used internationally.
Dame Christine Beasley - Chief Nursing Officer for England and the 'matron' in whitehallSubscription
By her own admission, it is over 20 years since Dame Christine Beasley, England’s chief nurse, handled a bedpan. Yet she is perceived as the nurses’ nurse, the matron in Whitehall.
Where Virginia Henderson and Nancy Roper were concerned with the ‘how’ of nursing, Patricia Benner examined how nurses learn to nurse. Her 1984 book From Novice to Expert is still in print and much read.
Trevor Clay - won fair pay for nursesSubscription
Trevor Clay was the man who won nurses a fair pay deal as general secretary of the RCN from 1982 to 1989.
Nurse and midwife Christine Hancock made a big impact as RCN general secretary from 1998 to 2001, shifting the public view of the RCN back to one of leading a caring profession after years of pay disputes.
Born in Kansas City, Missouri in 1897, Virginia Avenel Henderson graduated from the Army School of Nursing in Washington DC in 1921 and gained her master’s degree at New York’s Columbia University.
Born in Barbados, Nola Ishmael was tempted to England to nurse by a friend telling how much fun she was having as a trainee nurse in Lancashire
District nurse, one-time general secretary of the Community and District Nursing Association, Ann Keen became an MP in 1997 and a junior health minister in 2007.
Dame Jill was professor of nursing at King’s College London in the 1990s and played a key role in raising awareness of the importance of communication skills and health promotion in nursing.
A passionate ophthalmic nurse, Janet developed advanced practice roles in the specialty