For International Women's Day guest speaker Dr Anne Hanley writes about the history of gender politics in gynaecological and sexual health nursing in the early twentieth century.
Did you know emotions have a history? Find out more about the way our expectations of emotion have changed over time, and why this is important to the history of nursing.
We’ve recently added a new feature which will make it easier to explore topics and find material.
If you’re looking for articles and evidence for your research, the RCN Library and Archives website makes searching for information easy. Our ‘library search’ tool, which works a bit like google is a quick and simple way to find information resources on a topic.
Our next exhibition will explore emotions in nursing and healthcare. We are asking RCN members to share ideas and experiences, which will inspire the research and planning of the exhibition.
A look at a remarkable book from our collections: ‘Nurse Cavell, dog lover’.
This year really does seem to be flying by and with Autumn comes student recruitment.
Service Scrapbooks Volunteer Caroline Cowell-Robertson discusses the difficulties and joys of researching a nurse from the First World War.
The Wandering Womb explores the misconceptions about women’s health which flourished in a field historically dominated by male doctors. Frances Reed tells us more.
The Library and Archive Service team have been preparing for the re-assessment of our Customer Service Excellence standard.