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The Lady with the Lamp
Famous UK Women
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Where was Florence Nightingale born?
What was the name of her older sister?
What happened to Florence in 1837 (when she was 17 years old)?
She fell in love with a British army captain
She heard a call from God
She had a child out of wedlock
She visited a slum for the first time in her life
Florence's parents were supportive of her wish to become a nurse.
Florence became famous as "The Lady with the Lamp", looking after wounded British soldiers in which war?
Which of the following services did Florence NOT do for the soldiers?
Provided nursing care
Introduced reading rooms in the military hospitals
Sent their wages home to their families
Took part in the decision making team on handing out decorations
What was Florence Nightingale's greatest long-term achievement?
Getting received by the Queen
Helping England win the war
Making nursing a respectable profession
Raising money for the war effort
What was Florence's best known work (published in 1860)?
Notes on Nursing
Musings on Medicine
After her service in the war, Florence took to her bed until she died.
Florence received many honours for her work. In 1907 she was the first woman to receive what?
Order of Merit
Order of the Garter
Heroine of Labour
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