Ethel Gordon Fenwick
Standard Name: Fenwick, Ethel Gordon
Used Form: Ethel Manson
Used Form: E. G. F.
Used Form: Ethel Bedford Fenwick
10 December 1887
Mrs Ethel Fenwick , with twenty-nine hospital matrons, officially named and founded the British Nurses' Association ; this was the first organized attempt by nurses to improve the status of their profession.
The Society for the State Registration of Trained Nurses was founded with women's activist Louisa Stevenson as president, former Matrons' Council president Isla Stewart as vice-president, and former Royal British Nurses' Association president Ethel Gordon Fenwick
The passing of the Registration of Nurses Act marked the successful completion by Ethel Fenwick , founder of the International Council of Nurses , of her campaign with the Society for the State Registration of Trained Nurses .