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:

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This year, why not enjoy a day out at a National Gardens Scheme garden - you'll be helping fund the QNI too! 

Visit the Burdett Trust website

Providing vital funding for projects that help improve patient care.

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Visit our nursing heritage website, a celebration of District Nursing around the world since 1859.

Health Awareness Calendar

There are many health awareness days and weeks throughout the year, organised by different organisations in the UK and abroad. Here are just a few of them with links that you might find useful. Please note some of these days/weeks vary slightly from year to year and we're not responsible for the content of external websites.

No Smoking Day - 14 March

World TB Day - 24 March

Depression Awareness Week - 22-28 April

World Asthma Day - 1 May (part of Asthma Awareness Week)

Stroke Awareness Day - 8 May

Dying Matters Week - 14-20 May

Cancer Prevention Week - 14-18 May

Dementia Awareness Week - 20-26 May

Mental Health Awareness Week - 21 May - 28 May

Diabetes Week - 10-16 June

National Men's Health Week - 11-17 June

National Eye Health Week - September

You can see a full list of health awareness events here: 


Supporting Carers

Transition to Community

Homeless Health