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Letter from Sir David Cannadine

What's new: February 2020

This month’s update adds 20 lives of outstanding figures from the nursing profession in the twentieth century, curated by Teresa Doherty of the Royal College Of Nursing. Read her introduction and the summary of new content here.

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Lucy Gwendoline Duff Grant (1894-1984)

Lucy Gwendoline Duff Grant

Matron of Manchester Royal Infirmary from 1929 until 1955, Lucy Duff Grant began her nurse training in the foundation year of the Royal College of Nursing (1916) and became president of the RCN in 1950.

 

 

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FEBRUARY 13, 2020

What's new: February 2020

This month’s update adds 20 lives of outstanding figures from the nursing profession in the twentieth century, curated by Teresa Doherty of the Royal College Of Nursing. Read her introduction and the summary of new content here.

JANUARY 9, 2020

2020 Update of the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

 Meet the 226 men and women who died in the year 2016.

JANUARY 9, 2020

What's new: January 2020

In the latest update, described in the introduction by Sir David Cannadine, we include the biographies of 228 people who died in 2016, and who left their mark on British national life.