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The myth of the lady with the lamp

May 18, 2014

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Nursing unions and the media in South Africa last week noted that Monday was a day dedicated to nurses, to those who treat the sick and the ailing.  And, as they did so, they continued to perpetuate a myth. The myth is that Florence Nightingale, was the unique “lady with the lamp”, who tended to […]