The Guild of Nurses

The City of London Guild of Nurses

For the Nursing Profession - past, present and future

"When you’re a nurse you know that every day you will touch a life or a life will touch yours. "


Benefits of Membership

See the many benefits of joining The Guild of Nurses.

Come and Join The Guild

To help nurses past, present and future.

Who Are We ?


A group of nurses who wish to promote the nursing profession.

The Nurses Charitable Trust

Making a difference. Learn more and donate to this beneficial charity.

From The Master


Recognition of the Guild by the Court of Aldermen in 2016 was just the first step towards becoming the Worshipful Company of Nurses within the City of London. Our next step is to work together to establish the Guild as a Company without Livery. We recognise that we are in a unique position to further the work of nurses who have gone before us, offer support to nurses when and where it is needed and contribute to the professional development of nursing today through education and fellowship.

All trained nurses, from every speciality, whether just starting out in their career or retired are most welcome to apply. You can be as active as your time and other commitments allow.

The Company of Nurses Charitable Trust Fund (Registered Charity 1170982) is an essential component of the Guild which supports charitable and benevolent causes – a key element of the Livery movement. More information about the charitable work of the Guild, the core objectives, or how to make a donation, can be found on the website.

The membership section gives details on how you can apply, either as an annual or quinquennial freeman and the events page will give you an idea of our busy social calendar and exciting educational opportunities. You will be included in all our activities, receive an annual calendar of events and regular newsletters.

Our aim is to leave a lasting legacy for future generations of nurses so please explore our website to learn more about us.

Please do join us - a warm welcome awaits


Elizabeth Turnbull

Elizabeth Turnbull

Latest News

Sheep Drive Over London Bridge

Liz Bardolph and Julia Mingay Two Freemen of the Guild of Nurses: Middle Warden, Julia Mingay and our Renter Warden, Liz Bardolph, have entered the Sheep Drive and will be crossing London Bridge at…

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Past Events

Livery School Careers Showcase June 2019

The Guild of Nurses participated for the first time in the Livery School Career Festival on 18th and 19th June. We joined more than 40 stands from Livery Companies On 18th June 600 Primary School Pupils attended and on 19th June more than 1,200 students attended. Having been encouraged to provide “action” to attract school…
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The Journey from Guild to Livery: Next steps

Education and Professional Development Forum: 27TH June 2019   In the beautiful surroundings of Cutler’s Hall our Honorary Clerk provided a fascinating insight into the development of Guilds within the City of London. This was an important evening event as the Guild progresses towards petitioning for Company status. The audience engaged in lively discussion and…
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Festival of the Clergy Support Trust Tuesday 21st May 2019

On Tuesday, May 21st, a sunny afternoon, 12 members from The Guild of Nurses gathered at the steps of St Paul’s Cathedral. We were there to attend the 365th Festival of the Clergy Support Trust (formerly Sons and Friends of the Clergy). At the start of the service it was with much delight and pride…
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