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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.
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The QNI has performed a 'cookie audit' to check which cookies are operating on our website (May 2012). Our site uses the minimum cookies required for it to operate as intended and we believe that this is acceptable in the context of the EU e-Privacy Directive introduced on 26 May 2012.