The Queen's Nursing Institute

The Queen's Nursing Institute works with the public, nurses and decision-makers to make sure that good quality nursing is available at home for everyone when they need it.

Healthcare at home

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Enjoy a great day out, and raise vital funds for nursing and caring charities, by visiting an open garden. Click here to find out more.

Visit the Burdett Trust website

Providing vital funding for projects that help improve patient care.

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If you are interested in nursing heritage, visit our website celebrating District Nursing around the world since 1859.


The Institute currently offers three Awards.

The Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother Award for Outstanding Service
Founded in 1994, this award is presented to nurses who have given exceptional service to patients in any field of primary health care

The Philip Goodeve-Docker Memorial Prize
For Outstanding Achievement as a District Nursing Student  

The QNI Long Service Award
This award is given to nurses who have worked for 21 years or more in the community.

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Nursing Heritage Calendar

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