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

In this section:


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.

DN150 logo

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

Policy and Practice

Understanding Caseloads in the District Nursing Service 

A discussion document that outlines our view of how caseload management in District Nursing may evolve to meet new and existing challenges to the service. 

District Nursing Standards for Education and Practice 

To read the new QNI/QNIS standards please click here.

District Nursing SPQ Project

The QNI's report into the value of the SPQDN (2015). To read more please click here.

DN Workforce Planning

DN Education Report

DN Vision and Workplace Model 

Workplace Model For District Nursing (link to Dept of Health website)


Transition to Community

Homeless Health

Nursing Heritage Calendar

Nursing Heritage Calendar