RCN launches exhibition to mark its centenary year

The RCN is a hundred this year and is launching an exciting new exhibition to celebrate 

The RCN is hosting a unique exhibition showcasing its rich history during its centenary year.


The Voice of Nursing: Celebrating 100 years of the RCN, will explore nursing through oral histories, diaries, letters and artefacts along with sections on nursing education and specialisms.

The exhibition will be held at the RCN Library and Heritage Centre in London and will also include displays exploring the representation of nursing in fiction and popular culture.


RCN general secretary Janet Davies said: 'This very special exhibition uncovers how the RCN has developed from a small women’s organisation to the voice of the nursing profession.'

The free exhibition will be at the RCN Library and Heritage Centre, 20 Cavendish Square, London W1G ORN, from Monday 4 January 2016.

A series of accompanying events and an online exhibition will be announced shortly here.

Read the next issue of Nursing Standard - out on January 6 - for further coverage of the RCN's centenary celebrations.

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