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King Charles Coronation: Elizabeth Nneka Anionwu’s Role – Health – Nairaland

May 8, 2023

Get to know the woman who bore the royal insignia into the Abbey sanctuary during the #Coronation yesterday. Her name is Dame Elizabeth Nneka Anionwu. She is a British nurse, health care administrator, lecturer, and Emeritus Professor of Nursing at the University of West London.

In 1979, Anionwu became the United Kingdom’s first sickle-cell and thalassemia nurse specialist, helping establish the Brent Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia Counselling centre. Anionwu, who was a Professor of Nursing at the time, established the Mary Seacole Centre for Nursing

Practice at the University of West London in 1998. She is a recipient of the Order of Merit, a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire, and a Fellow of the Royal College of Nursing (RCN). (Nairaland)

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