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 2015 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.

Receiving the Title of Queen's Nurse

The title of Queen's Nurse is formally given at the QNI's Award Ceremony. Currently we hold two award ceremonies each year, one in the spring and one in the autumn. Award certificates and badges are presented by a special guest.To read more about recent award ceremonies please click here.

QNs Spring Awards 2013


We also provide you with a press release and photographs for any local PR that you or your employer may want to do. Journalists from the nursing press may also be interested to speak to you about your work! 


QN map October 2014


Supporting Carers

Transition to Community

Homeless Health