A legacy of inclusion for future generations
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A legacy of inclusion for future generations

Erin Dean Freelance health journalist

What began as a campaign for a memorial statue of Crimean War nurse Mary Seacole has evolved into a charitable trust working for a fairer society and a more representative NHS

The much-publicised statue of Mary Seacole has been standing proudly outside St Thomas’ Hospital in central London for just over a year. The bronze sculpture of the Jamaican-born nurse, which faces the Houses of Parliament across the Thames, was unveiled in June last year after more than 12 years of campaigning and fundraising.

Nursing Standard. 32, 6, 22-23. doi: 10.7748/ns.32.6.22.s23

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