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.

Your Application

To be eligible to apply for the Queen's Nurse title, you must:

  • be a community nurse
  • be registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council
  • have at least three years community nursing or health visiting experience
  • work in England, Wales, Northern Ireland, the Isle of Man or the Channel Islands. 

Applications for URNs will be opening in January 2017. 

Application documents and other information will also be available to download from the website in January 2017.

If you have any queries, please email us at .


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