“Infermeres en la Memòria”: the journey of the itinerant exhibition continues.

From 12 December 2022 to 19 February 2023, the travelling exhibition on the nursing profession in Catalonia will be hosted in Lleida, coinciding with the events celebrating the centenary of the Official College of Nurses of the city – COILL. The exhibition, which reviews the history of nursing from the early XIII century until the creation of the nursing degree … Read More

“Infected comma”. A book on cholera in northern Italy in the 19th century written by Enrico Cafulli, Anna La Torre and Elisabetta Zanarotti Tiranini

  “Virgola infetta. Morbus Cholerae e contesto sociale nella Pianura Padana ”  is a book  that transports us to a dark age, to the Italian peninsula of the 19th century, where a disease rages and where humanity seem unable to cope, powerless in the face of this mysterious illness. There are those who clash, imputing the origin of the evil … Read More

Welcome to the team!

We are delighted to announce the birth of our Vice President’s Child. Dear Hugo, Best wishes to your new family. The love and pride you will feel as a parent is like no other. Embrace the journey!

14,000 nurses in all outlines. COVID-19 diaries in the Clalit’s Facebook community

Towards the end of the second wave of COVID-19 Clalit’s chief executive nurse initiated the publication of a book expressing last year life experience of Clalit’s 14,000 nurses in all outlines, and which relies on the COVID-19 diaries in the Clalit’s Facebook community. The book, which was published in December 2020 and distributed to all teams, contains themes that have … Read More

An exhibition claims the role of nurses throughout history in Barcelona

The Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences of the University of Barcelona, in the Clínic Campus, will host until the 30th June 2022 the exhibition “Nurses in memory: the invisible strength of a profession”, which reviews the history of nursing from the early XIII century until the creation of the nursing degree in 1977. The exhibition is organised by the … Read More

“Double Uniforms” by Dr. Ronen Segev

The Israeli Society for the History of Nursing announced the publication of the book “Double Uniforms” researched and written by Dr. Ronen Segev. The book deals with the history of military nursing and presents for the first time the history of IDF nurses from the War of Independence to the First Lebanon War 1983. Ronen – congratulations on your research, … Read More

Tim Debroyer winner of the first Vernède Thesis Prize!

Every years, the Stichting Zuster Vernède provides grants to activities and projects that focus on the history of nursing and caregiving and  the Vernède Thesis Prize is awarded every two years to a student who has written the best bachelor or master thesis. This can be either in the Netherlands or in Flanders. The winner of the 2022 Prize  was … Read More

LEIDEN …… I like you!

  It has only been a few days since the end of the conference and we are already feeling nostalgic about the wonderful meetings we had. The conference Suicide and its Prevention: Contemporary and Historical Perspectives in Nursing, 1880–2020 was organised on behalf of the European Association for the History of Nursing (EAHN),with the participation of our president and vice-president and the realization of … Read More

Happy International Nurses’ Day

On 12 May we celebrate International Nurses’ Day in commemoration of the birth of Florence Nightingale, whose contributions to health and to nursing science itself have been recognised globally. This deserved recognition, which transcends spatial, temporal and nursing disciplinary boundaries, has only been possible thanks to the numerous historical investigations that have reconstructed her biography and her contribution to innovations … Read More


The Mary Seacole Trust originated as the Mary Seacole Memorial Statue Appeal, established in 2004. The charity was set up to educate the public on the life, work and achievements of Crimean War nurse Mary Seacole, including erecting a statue capturing her spirit, whilst also emphasising the importance of the nursing profession. The Mary Seacole Memorial Statue Appeal formally changed … Read More