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Autumn Lunch 2019

Autumn Lunch 2019

The Autumn Lunch on Saturday 12th October was well attended with over 65 sitting down to lunch. The lunch was held at the Grafton Radisson Hotel in Tottenham Court Road, site of the Grafton Nurses’ Home.

Thank you

Thank you

A big thank you is due to our outgoing President, Ann and our Trustees Sian, Judith and Karen. We have had a successful year to date with a second Preceptee award ceremony……

Mary Sare

Mary Sare

Mary SareMary Sare  (left) with Pat Wright at a UCH Nurses' League meeting Mary Sare - Obituary I was very sad to hear of Mary's death, at least it was peaceful. I did know she had had a stroke. I last spoke to Mary just before the AGM this year. I was so lucky to...

Preceptees Award Talk

Preceptees Award Talk

Preceptees Award Ceremony Talk Preceptees Award Ceremony Talk As you know, the Charity agreed at our Trustee meeting in September 2018 to sponsor badges for newly qualified nurses who have successfully completed their Preceptorship course at UCLH. We are hoping to...

Before I Forget

Before I Forget

18th September 1955, a date imprinted on my mind as my transition from naïve schoolgirl to grown up.Three weeks after my eighteenth birthday my father deposited me with my regulation one suitcase and one trunk at the door of the Nurses’ Home in Huntley Street.

A Collection of Memories

A Collection of Memories

Due to continued interest in this book celebrating Set 164’s 50th anniversary four years ago a donation from the sales has been made to the Education fund. The Charity was kind enough to sponsor the cost of sending books to various libraries: UCH Archives, RCN, ….

A visit to Downing Street

A visit to Downing Street

It was with some disbelief that I read an email received on 2nd July which stated “The Prime Minister invites Mrs. Patricia Beverly to a reception to celebrate 70 years of the NHS at 10 Downing Street on Wednesday 4 July, 5.30pm – 7.15pm”. After several emails and phone calls …

New Chair of the Charity

New Chair of the Charity

New Chair of the Charity The new Chair of UCH London Nurses’ Charity is Professor Helen Allan I am thrilled to be the new Chair of the UCH London Nurses’ Charity and really look forward to working with the trustees to develop the Charity’s work. I was in Set 214 at...

Reflections on being Chair

Reflections on being Chair

Reflections on being Chair Reflections on being Chair of the UCH Nurses’ League and UCH London Nurses’ Charity had been a committee member for many years before I had the absolute privilege of chairing the UCH Nurses’ League for 6 years and then, for the last 3 years,...

Volunteering for a medical and educational Charity in Ghana

Volunteering for a medical and educational Charity in Ghana

Volunteering for a Charity in Ghana Volunteering for a medical and educational Charity in Ghana I trained at UCH, set 222 and enjoyed working in Intensive Care and Adult Surgical care wards. In 1992 I created a pre-operative assessment, and now lecture and train...

International Nurses Day at UCLH 2018

International Nurses Day at UCLH 2018

International Nurses Day 2018 International Nurses Day at UCLH 2018International Nurses’ Day shines a light on the issues facing nurses both locally and nationally as well as issues for nurses across the globe. In 1953, Dorothy Sutherland, an official with the...

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