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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.
Below are some books recently published with the help of QNI staff and access to our archive material.
Jubilee Nurse: Voluntary District Nursing in Ireland, 1890 - 1974
by Elizabeth Prendergast and Helen Sheridan
Ireland's Jubilee nurses provided treatment in the homes of their patients with skill, dedication and care. The service was funded by the voluntary efforts of the community itself and was offered to all who required it. Exploring a wealth of individual stories of the nurses, their patients, and history of the movement.
The book can be ordered direct from Wolfhound Press in Dublin.
The District Nurse
by Susan Cohen
A richly illustrated overview of the history of district nursing in Britain, from its origins in the mid 19th century, through to the creation of the NHS, this book is indispensable to anyone interested in the subject.
This book is available from the QNI shop.
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