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May 2015


Celebrating 195 years since the birth of Florence Nightingale

International Nurses Day is an annual celebration of nursing and of the remarkable life and work of Florence Nightingale. Celebrated all around the world, it is held on the anniversary of her birth. Florence Nightingale’s life and achievements Florence Nightingale was named after the Italian city where she was born in 1920. The family returned to England when Florence was one year old. Florence’s family were wealthy so she was able to travel abroad in an era…

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