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Happy Birthday Colonel Tom

‘Old soldiers never die …’ as the saying goes, and Captain Tom Moore, certainly lives up to that popular saying. On Thursday 30 April 2020, Captain Tom, now Colonel Tom following an honorary promotion by the MoD, turns 100 years old and we at the Mary Seacole Trust would like to congratulate you on your […] Read More

MST trustee appointed chief nurse

The Mary Seacole Trust is proud to announce that trustee Karen Bonner has been appointed chief nurse at Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust. Karen, who heads the MST Leadership Programme, is currently divisional director of nursing for planned care at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. She has previously worked at a number of major […] Read More

MST Chair wins prestigious legal diversity award

Mary Seacole Trust Chair Trevor Sterling has been named Lawyer of the Year (private client) at the 10th UK Legal Diversity Awards. The award acknowledges lawyers who have stood out for their business impact, leadership and contribution to black and minority ethnic (BAME) diversity. Trevor, who is celebrating his 35th anniversary in the legal profession, […] Read More

Student Nursing Times Awards 2020

Calling all students, lecturers, practice supervisors, universities, trusts and private organisations. Entries to the 2020 Student Nursing Times Awards #SNTA are open. Click here to start your entry today. Think you’ve got what it takes to win? Nominate yourself, your peers or your organisation. Are you a #studentnurse working hard to create a supportive and […] Read More

Seacole Smile Fundraising Dinner

On 27th June 2019 we hosted our inaugural Seacole Smile Fundraising Dinner, marking the third anniversary of the statue unveiling. The event was very well attended, the Trust were honored to have His Excellency, The Jamaican High Commissioner, Mr Seth George Ramocan and his wife, Dr. Lola Ramocan, in attendance. The evening was filled with […] Read More

Windrush Day – 22nd June 2019

On 22nd June 1948 the Empire Windrush docked at Tilbury, bringing the first wave of immigrants from the Caribbean to support the reconstruction of post war Britain. Last year in 2018, the first-ever Windrush Day marked the 70th anniversary of the landing, for the purpose of “encouraging communities across the country to celebrate the contribution […] Read More

Introducing a book about

Mary Seacole by Ron Ramdin

"Contains important lessons for those of us who care, and demonstrates why she was voted the greatest black Briton."
Church Times

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Introducing the Mary Seacole Book:

A STATUE FOR MARY: The Seacole Legacy
Edited by Lord Clive Soley and Jean Gray

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