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Florence Nightingale Initiative for Global Health
Developing and implementing-in collaboration with the American Nurses Association-an overall international marketing and distribution strategy (including foreign-language translations) for the newly-released book, Florence Nightingale Today: Healing, Leadership, Global Action, co-authored by NIGH Board Members Barbara M. Dossey, PhD, RN, AHN-BC, and Deva-Marie Beck, PhD, RN, as well as by Nightingale scholars, Louise C. Selanders, EdD, RN and Alex Attewell, the Director of the Florence Nightingale Museum; with a Foreword by Baroness Caroline Cox, a nurse Member of the British House of Lords.
Florence Nightingale: Edward W. Bok
Alex Attewell, who was director of the Florence Nightingale Museum in London for over 10 years, studies the scrapbook.
In a lovely turn of words, author Alex Attewell enlightens us by "Illuminating Florence" Nightingale- the 'lady with the lamp.' We all know her by this phrase and - in each nursing generation -how 'illuminating' her relevance is a continuing challenge, delight and inspiration.
Author Alex Attewell, MBA, recently-retired Director of the Florence Nightingale Museum in London, UK.
Photo from his
NIGH World Advisory Board
Alex Attewell: As a Nightingale Scholar and (recently retired) Director of the Florence Nightingale Museum in London, UK, Alex Attewell, MBA, has been a friend of NIGH, even as early as the idea for NIGH was just a dream in the late 1990s.
Later, in collaboration with the American Nurses Association and three of NIGH's Board of Directors, Drs.
Barbara Dossey, Louise Selanders and Deva-Marie Beck, Alex co-authored the formative textbook "Florence Nightingale Today: Healing, Leadership, Global Action.
Alex supported the first Curator Kate Prinsley in the development of the Museum's first education programme: Living Exhibits which involved a remarkable group of volunteer nurses who recounted their personal experiences to visiting groups.
In 1991, Alex qualified as a social history curator, completing the Museums Association Diploma which he took through the Department of Museum Studies at the University of Leicester.
became Curator of the Florence Nightingale Museum
in 1994 and published an-indepth review of Nightingale's life for the UNESCO Journal
'Prospectus' in 1998.
In recognition of the growth of the Museum under his leadership, in 2000, Alex was appointed the Museum's first Director.
In 2001, Alex
was awarded Honorary Membership of Sigma Theta Tau International in recognition of his
personal contribution to nursing history.
Mr. Alex Attewell
Former Director, Florence Nightingale Museum, UK Currently independent consultant and writer in the heritage sector.