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The Victorians - Florence Nightingale and the Crimean War

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Summary

Reveal to Key Stage 2 history pupils Florence Nightingale's work during the Crimean war, with this dramatised short video .

Primary pupils can hear 'the lady with the lamp' discuss nursing practices at the Crimean field hospital, including her concern about the number of patients dying from infections contracted in hospital, rather than their wounds.

Florence also laments the lack of medical knowledge, her hopes for developing better nursing methods and her thoughts on writing down her nursing notes.

Published : Jun 2010

04 mins

Series

Primary Lesson Starters

Roles

Primary Pupil

Subjects

Primary History

Victorian Britain

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