Florence Nightingale Awarded Order of Merit

Florence Nightingale a British nurse was the first woman to be awarded British Order of Merit in 1907, at the age of 87. Continue reading

Nightingale Training School for Nurses

Florence Nightingale founded the Nightingale Training School for Nurses at St. Thomas's Hospital in London, England on June 1860. Continue reading

Founding of Deaconess Institute

Theodor Fliedner founded the Deaconess Institute, a nursing school in 1836 at Kaiserswerth, near Dusseldorf, Germany. Continue reading