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Student Nursing Times Awards 2019: And the winner is…

On 25th April 2019, Trustees from MST attended the Student Nursing Times Awards 2019 and congratulated the School of Health Sciences BME Student Network of the University of Nottingham, on winning the Mary Seacole Award for Outstanding Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion. MST Chair Trevor Sterling and Diversity in Leadership Chair, Karen Bonner, helped to […] Read More

Jamaican High Commission visit Mary’s Statue

Mrs Lola Ramocan of the Jamaican High Commission came to see Mary’s statue with the Deputy Chief Education officer, Dr Kasan Troupe on 03 May 2019. They saw Mary in full stride, as the Mary Seacole Trust discussed building closer links with Jamaica. Trevor also took our attendees to the Florence Nightingale Museum. Read More

MST judging the Nursing Times Workforce Awards

The Mary Seacole Trust are proud to be judging the Diversity and Inclusion Champion of the Year category at the Nursing Times Workforce Awards this year. Do you know of somebody championing diversity and inclusion in your organisation? Here is an opportunity to ensure they get the recognition they deserve! You can enter them here. The […] Read More

Dr Naqvi appointed as Trust Ambassador

Following his work on the literature review for the Trust, Dr Naqvi has been appointed as its second Ambassador. Dr Naqvi is Policy Lead for the NHS Workforce Race Equality Standard at NHS England, and has a background in public health, healthcare policy and strategy development. Dr Navqi’s independent review commissioned by the Trust, drew […] Read More

£50 Note Campaign Gathers Pace

The campaign for an ethnic minority to appear on the new £50 note is receiving further attention, with further encouragement given for Mary Seacole to be chosen for this honour. Our Chair, Trevor Sterling was interviewed by ITV news last week following Helen Grant, the Conservative Member for Maidstone and The Weald, urging MPs to […] Read More

An Update on the Legacy projects of Mary Seacole Trust

MST Trustees Trevor Sterling, Karen Bonner and Jermaine Sterling, along with our President Dawn Hill CBE attended the Mary Seacole Memorial Association Fundraising Dinner on 06 April 2019. This is an annual event to commemorate the life of Mary Seacole and an opportunity to raise funds for the maintenance of Marys’ grave, where she is […] Read More

Diversity in Leadership: Women in Law

Last Friday, 8 March 2019 was International Women’s Day 2019, marking the 108th year that we have been celebrating ‘Woman’s Day’. This day reminds us of the inspirational women who have had a significant impact on society and made history, including our very own Mary Seacole, striving to be compassionate, committed and courageous, inspiring women in […] 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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