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. The 2016 NGS Yellow Book lists them all. 

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.

Please click on the links in the left hand menu bar to find out more.

Mary Seacole Awards 

These Awards are offered by NHS Employers. To find out more please visit their website at:

Winston Churchill Memorial Trust Travelling Fellowships

These are offered by the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust, and are open for applications from May to Septembe 2015. Click here for more information




Supporting Carers

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