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This year, why not enjoy a day out at a National Gardens Scheme garden - you'll be helping fund the QNI too!
Providing vital funding for projects that help improve patient care.
Visit our nursing heritage website, a celebration of District Nursing around the world since 1859.
Every year, millions of people of all ages need professional nursing care at home.
The QNI is the only charity with an exclusive focus on the whole range of patient care in the community and our unique expertise includes:
Our staff span a range of backgrounds, including those from a community nursing background, communications and fundraising, administration and project management. In addition, we use external experts for seminars and specialist areas of work. We are based in our own offices in central London which include training facilities for nurses.
The QNI offers a powerful combination of knowledge, skills and approaches to help community nurses achieve greater impact for the benefit of patients. It is this combination of activities that makes the QNI unique:
Our beneficiaries include children and young people, people with physical and mental disabilities, people with long term conditions, older people and vulnerable groups. We also provide assistance to community nurses in financial or personal difficulty. Our partners include other charities including nursing charities, health service organisations, and patient groups. Those who use our informational resources include journalists, funders, policy makers and service planners.
We are proud of our track record in promoting excellent nursing care for patients in the community since 1887.