Who Cares? A History of Emotions in Nursing (online exhibition)

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Royal College of Nursing Library and Heritage Centre

20 Cavendish Square
Greater London

This exhibition explores how the emotions attached to nursing, and the assumptions underlying these feelings, have changed throughout history. During the last 150 years, nursing has been shaped by ideas about class, race and gender, as well as shifts in practice and politics. See Florence Nightingale’s bible, Edith Cavell’s last letter and letters and scrapbooks from conflict zones. The exhibition includes a new stained-glass window by artist Rachel Mulligan, in collaboration with nurses from around the UK, showing care at every stage of life.

For more information on this event: https://www.rcn.org.uk/whocares

Further information

Upcoming event dates:

  • Monday 6th January 2020 - Friday 16th December 2022 09:00 - 19:00

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