Welcome to the UK Association for the History of Nursing (UKAHN)

The Association is autonomous and self-governing, and a constituent member of the European Association for the History of Nursing (EAHN). The membership comprises individuals who are historians of nursing.

As well as information about the association you fill find other resources on the site to help researchers and others, interested in the history of nursing.


Coming next from the RCN: Nursing Myth Busters: Fashion, Fantasy and Female Firsts. RCN Library and Heritage Centre: Online Event. Wednesday 23 September, 6.30 – 8pm. Book this free event here:

PUBLISHING OPPORTUNITIES FOR NURSING HISTORY RESEARCH: Our latest blog outlines an exciting call for contributions for the UKAHN Bulletin and EAHN Journals. Completed research, work in progress, biographies and book reviews are all welcome.

Emblems of Resilience: Nurses, ‘Spanish Influenza’ and lessons for Covid-19 . This fascinating talk from the 11th of August can now be viewed on youtube.