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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