When did Florence Nightingale start nursing?

Answer Florence Nightingale began to shape modern nursing while caring for sick and injured soldiers during the Crimean War , observes Kay Kittrell Chitty in her book "Professional Nursing." It was Nighti... Read More »

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Who discouraged Florence Nightingale from a career in nursing?

According to the Encyclopedia of World Biography, Florence Nightingale's family discouraged her from becoming a nurse. When Nightingale first decided she wanted to become a nurse in 1844, hospital ... Read More »

Does the florence nightingale school of nursing&midwifery still exist?

The Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery began as the first professional school of nursing in the world and has one of the oldest graduate nursing programs in the UK. Currently it h... Read More »

How old was Florence Nightingale when she died?

On August 13, 1910 in South Street, Park Lane, London, Florence Nightingale passed away at the age of 90. She was buried in a family plot in East Wellow, Hampshire one week later.Source:Victorian W... Read More »

When did Florence Nightingale become a nurse?

Florence Nightingale become a professional nurse in 1853, when she was named superintendent of London's Institution for the Care of Sick Gentlewomen, according to She first became in... Read More »