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.

DN150 logo

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

Patient Feedback

We would encourage patients to give feedback to their health services in order to help them make improvements.


In England, you can do this is through Healthwatch. Find out more on their website at 

All areas have their own local Healthwatch that you can find from this web page:

Patient Opinion 

Click here to read more about this website that allows you to comment about your local health services. 

Patient Voices

Patient Voices is a project that was created to help record patient experiences in short films.

These films are are shared online so that health professionals and service planners can learn from them. There is a large and growing collection of stories on the website and we think you will find them very interesting.

You can visit their website at and to view the stories go to 

NHS Constitution

NHS Consititution and your rights -


Supporting Carers

Transition to Community

Homeless Health