Medical and Nursing History Journey to London: 200th Anniversary of the Birth of Florence Nightingale

May 10-18, 2020

The Medical and Nursing History Journey to London: 200th Anniversary of the Birth of Florence Nightingale, led by Dr. Patricia Hanes, is a wonderful opportunity to experience your profession overseas while exploring the country and its culture. 

You are invited to become part of a once-in-a-lifetime experience: a custom-designed Medical & Nursing History Journey to England. The journey’s leader, Dr. Patricia Hanes, is a renowned international speaker on nursing and medical history, disasters, and nursing education. Spend a week in London exploring the history of nursing and medicine with a special focus on commemorating the 200th anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth. Walk in the footsteps of the 'mother of nursing' and discover the life of Florence Nightingale through the places where she lived and worked including a stop at the Florence Nightingale Museum. Travel on this program will provide an opportunity to learn about the history of nursing and medicine in England with visits to a variety of medical museums such as the Royal Pharmaceutical Society Museum, Old Operating TheatreSt. Bartholomew’s Hospital Museum and Chelsea Physic Gardens. You'll also interact with nursing and medical historians from facilities such as the Royal College of Nursing and the Royal Society of Medicine. Visit a traditional English Pub for lunch and a beer and explore some of the iconic sites of London including Big Ben, Buckingham Palace and the Houses of Parliament. Explore the Tower of London with your own local guide and head outside the city for a road trip to visit the iconic site of Stonehenge.

Take a look at the web page for program details. Specifics on the optional extension to Cambridge & Oxford will be posted soon. Please join us!


Questions? Call 888-747-7501 or email [email protected]