British Journal of Nursing 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award

I was thrilled to have been chosen to receive the British Journal of Nursing 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award at a dazzling ceremony the 9th March.  It was compèred by Paul Sinha, comedian, former GP and one of the stars of The Chase television programme.  Ian Peate, the BJN Editor-in-Chief, presented the award.

Public Lecture delivered at University of West London 15/3/2018

I was delighted to have been invited to take part in the University of West London’s Public Lecture Series.  My presentation was entitled ‘Born in shame but became a Dame’ and was well received by a very enthusiastic audience from the public together with students and staff from the university. 

Nursing Standard feature – ‘An extraordinary life: Elizabeth Anionwu’

My life and memoirs are featured in Nursing Standard – written by Thelma Agnew, her article has also been made freely accessible on their website to celebrate October being Black History Month.

It is an extremely detailed piece drawn from my book ‘Mixed Blessings from a Cambridge Union’ together with extracts from an in-depth interview Thelma conducted with me about the impact of various life events on my career and family.