History GCSE Paper 2 (Nursing) Nightingale and Seacole

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During the Crimean War, newspaper reporter sent regular reports back to Britian about the terrible conditions in the army hospitals. Many soldiers were dying because of dirt and a lack of good nursing.

Florence Nightingale was asked by the government to lead a group of trained nurses to the Crimea to try adn improve conditions in the army hospitals. Within 6 months Nightingale and her team were able to reduce death rates at Scutari hospital from 40% to 2…




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