Lakeside Arts
Part of University of Nottingham
Lakeside Arts
Event Detail

Florence Nightingale and Health at Home

Thursday 13 August, 1-2pm
Djanogly Theatre

Manuscripts & Special Collections

£3 (free concessions)


Dr Jonathan Memel (University of Nottingham) will explore how young Nightingale’s charitable visits to working-class cottages inspired her mission to improve the living conditions of working people in Britain. He will consider her bestselling Notes on Nursing (1860) alongside her other attempts to popularise sanitary discourse.