The Royal College of Nursing is backing the “Poems for…the wall” project

Based in London, the Royal College of Nursing sends its monthly newsletter by surface mail to each of its 400,000 members. This month's issue will be recommending the "Poems for... project.  So a large community of people will be put in touch with us. The newsletter refers to a longer piece on the project that will go up on the Royal College's website simultaneously. The piece is headed "The Art of Nursing." It links to a poem called "These are the Hands" by Michael Rosen. In 2008, while he was the UK's Children's Poet Laureate, Rosen was commissioned to write the poem in celebration of the NHS's 60th birthday of that year. Soon afterwards, Michael Rosen gave his permission for us to publish it. And soon after that, we had…
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