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‘My brother shares Mary’s qualities’ says winner of essay competition to find first Young Seacole Ambassador

School student Henry McFarland has become the Mary Seacole Trust’s first young ambassador after winning a competition in which he wrote about the inspirational qualities of his twin brother, Hector, who has epilepsy. Henry was presented with the prize by multi-award winning TV and radio presenter Leah Charles King at a House of Lords ceremony. […] Read More

Seacole charity strengthens its team with two new appointments

The Mary Seacole Trust has made two new appointments to its team. Trauma surgeon Martin Griffiths, whose violence prevention work with young adults has earned him national recognition, becomes the Trust’s first Ambassador. Martin leads a pioneering intervention programme as part of the Trauma Service at the Royal London Hospital. He said: ‘I’m delighted to […] Read More

MST launches schools competition

School students in years 5 and 6 are being asked to identify their modern-day Mary Seacole in a competition launched today by the Mary Seacole Trust (MST) to find Young Seacole Ambassadors. The 2018 competition is primarily open to schools in Lambeth and Southwark, South London, but with the possibility of national roll out next […] Read More

Memorial honouring healthcare workers unveiled

A plaque commemorating healthcare workers who have put themselves at risk to care for people caught up in conflict and natural disasters was unveiled by Sir Hugh Taylor, Chair of Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, on Friday afternoon (December 8th). Guests were welcomed by Trevor Sterling, Chair of the Mary Seacole Trust, and […] Read More

Healthcare workers honoured

A memorial plaque commissioned by the Mary Seacole Trust will be unveiled on Friday by Sir Hugh Taylor, Chair of Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, in an invitation-only ceremony at St Thomas’ Hospital, London. Guests will include representatives from the defence medical services, nursing, local government, politics and the Jamaican High Commission, with […] Read More

New Mary Seacole exhibit unveiled for Black History Month

Guests joined us at the Florence Nightingale Museum on Saturday 28 October to celebrate the unveiling of the museum’s new Mary Seacole exhibit. The Mary Seacole Trust (MST) has partnered with the museum to create a theatre door showcasing Mary Seacole in her British Hotel. The door, funded by MST through a grant from the […] Read More

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