The Florence Nightingale School of Nursing & Midwifery at King's College London develops leading-edge nurses and midwives of tomorrow – practitioners, partners, and leaders in their field. The School is ranked as the number one school for nursing in London (Complete University Guide 2014).
Located in the heart of London on the Southbank of the River Thames the School’s programmes meet the needs of individuals seeking to become nurses, midwives or to continue professional development after registration.
The School has 200 staff and nearly 3,000 students, and is spread across seven departments: Primary Care and Child Health; Midwifery and Women's Health; Adult Nursing; Critical Care; Mental Health and Specialist Care; Health Policy Management and the Learning Technology Team. The National Nursing Research Unit (NNRU), the only Department of Health-funded unit of its kind in England, can be also be found at the School, putting it at the forefront of health services, policy and evaluation research.
The School is one of nine within King's College London, one of the top 30 universities in the world (2011/12 QS World University Rankings) and a prestigious Russell Group University. King's was also The Sunday Times 'University of the Year 2010/11' and is the fourth oldest university in England.