Over 200 nursing students from Kingston University and St George’s University of London have tapped into their creative juices to produce inspirational writing on the 2018 International Nurses’ Day theme ‘A Voice to Lead: Health is a Human Right’.
Visiting Professor Karen Norman introduced this year’s Art of Caring writing competition by inviting participants to create an ‘aphorism’ on the IND theme. An ‘aphorism’ historically refers to the medical rules written by Hippocrates. Nowadays, it’s defined as ‘a concise expression of doctrine or principle of any generally accepted truth conveyed in a pithy, memorable statement.’ A good example is Florence Nightingale’s famous aphorism: ‘Hospitals should do the sick no harm.’ Here we present 27 written works chosen by the Kingston University Nursing Society in this special chapbook.
Health is a Human Right
Celebrating 70 Years of the NHS
Published July 2018
16 printed pages
Print run of 100
Price – £2
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This chapbook was launched as part of the NHS 70th celebrations at the Art of Caring exhibition in St George’s Hospital on the 5th July 2018.
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