Living images from the history of nursing – Croatia

During the Croatian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of European and Foreign Affairs held  a Joint Meeting of Chief Medical, Nursing and Dental Officers – CMOs, CNOs, CDOs, from 2 to 4 March 2020. A revue of historical uniforms was presented as part of the meeting. “Living Images from the History … Read More

Message from the Irish President

President Michael Higgins has issued the following statement, to mark International Nurses’ Day, 12 May 2020: “Today, on International Nurses’ Day, all over the world we are celebrating the irreplaceable contribution that nurses make to the world’s health and wellbeing, and as we commemorate the birth of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing whose 200th birth anniversary occurs this … Read More

Tribute to Florence Nightingale

The Flemish public broadcasting company (VRT) published today a long article on the occasion of the 200th anniversary of Florence Nightingale in Flemish. https://www.vrt.be/vrtnws/nl/2020/05/11/200-jaar-geleden-werd-florence-nightingale-geboren-oermoeder-va/

New role for Professor Christine Hallett

Prof Christine Hallett

Professor Christine Hallett has recently been appointed as Professor of Nursing History. She has written a number of books on the subject and her latest volume is due for publication in December, which will explore the story and life of famous Great War nurse Edith Cavell. On Saturday 10 November, Professor Hallett will be the keynote speaker in Wakefield, where … Read More

New Website for EAHN

The EAHN website is getting a makeover! Using a WordPress framework the site will be more dynamic than the old one. It has the details of all of the constituent organisations and contains information about nursing history events from around the world, massive open online courses, and on he blog pages there will be details of calls for papers and … Read More