Chris Holme

Joseph Bell. Picture: Alamy

The man who inspired Sherlock Holmes also deduced the value of well-trained nurses

New research from QNIS shows Joseph Bell’s role as an advocate for the profession


Nurses on film: a century of archives now online

From first world war propaganda to Call the Midwife, nursing has had a place on film for more than a century. Historian and journalist Chris Holme reviews some of the free highlights available online.