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    Florence  Nightingale The Lady with the  Lamp
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    Florence Nightingale Born in Florence in 1820 First helped a sick dog with a broken leg Loved her dolls One day she visited a hospital THIS CHANGED HER LIFE
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    Hospitals in 1830’s Often people who went into  hospital died They were Dirty Badly run Nurses didn’t know what to  do
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    Florence Nightingale Parents did not want her to  become a nurse She studied medicine books  herself for years She was 30 when her parents  let her go to Germany and  Paris to study nursing
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    Crimean War Broke out when Florence 34  was years old War Russia v Turkey(Britain  and France) Reports were coming through  about terrible conditions in  hospitals                                                  
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    Florence leaves London No cheering No crowds “You’ll be back,” her  family said
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    She got to work
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Unformatted text preview: • Scrubbed the floors • Cleaned the wards • Washed the bedclothes • Made the men comfortable • In the night she carried a lamp so she was called “The Lady with the Lamp” • Soldiers kissed her shadow They began to get better Sitting up, cheerful and happier! Letter from Queen Victoria • Thanking “Miss Nightingale and her ladies” for all their hard work • She was given a diamond brooch with ‘Blessed are the merciful’ engraved on it Florence Nightingale died in 1910, age 90 • Until recently her picture was on our British £10 note • She was famous all over the world • She changed hospitals all over the world • There is a museum in London which celebrates her life and work...
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