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On behalf of the Executive Committee, it is with regret that I have to inform you, our President, Kate Russell, died peacefully on the 6th July after a short illness. The funeral service was held at 1p.m. on Thursday 19th July at St Alkmunds Church in Whitchurch. The service was a celebration of Kate`s life

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Response to the request re. poem in Medical Drama

Thanks to Chris Gill (nee Allison) who has contacted the website to say the verse that the probationer Nurse was sewing in Casualty 1906 (on BBC TV in November and filmed at the Royal) is as follows:- Stephen Grellet (1773 – 1855) wrote the verse. Born in France as Etienne de Grellet du Mabillier he […]

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Research Collaboration

A major research collaboration involving the University of Liverpool and the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta in the United States, is set to accelerate the availability and treatment for infectious diseases wordwide. The agreement was signed on the table which once belonged to Florence Nightingale. The table was donated to the University […]

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