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Florence Nightingale key dates:
Born in 1820
In 1851 she trained as a nurse for 3 months
Arrived in Scutari in 1854 with 38 nurses
Left in 1856
In 1859 she published `Notes on Hospitals' and
`Notes on Nursing'
In 1860 she opened the Nightingale school of
Died in 1910…read more
Scutari at the beginning of 1854
Not well ventilated
Dirty Just think of all of
the things you
Overcrowded expect a hospital
With few medical and to be like today.
food supplies The soldiers had
Close to sewage none of these
40% of soldiers died
What she gave them
Clean water (by unplugging the sewage
Trained nurses; in uniforms, with medical
knowledge and experience…read more
She was also a nurse in Scutari, in 1855 but she
was uneducated because when she applied for
training she was rejected as she was black.
She learnt about nursing and gained experience
from her mother.
She set up a store, only two miles from Balaclava,
where soldiers could get food and other supplies.
She even went onto the battlefield!…read more