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.

Why we need your support

Every year, millions of people of all ages need professional nursing care at home. Nine out of ten contacts between health professionals and patients occur in homes and community settings.

The QNI is the charity dedicated to patient care in the community. We help to ensure that nurses are given the training they need, so that they can work to the high standard they set themselves, and that their patients expect. We do this by helping our dedicated Queen’s Nurses to be leaders and role models to others, and by funding practical projects that improve patient care. We also work behind the scenes, lobbying Government and planners of health services to ensure that nurses get the training and support they need.

We’re not part of the NHS, and we receive no regular Government funding, so we rely on your generosity to continue. Please help us today to help you tomorrow. Click on the links on the left hand side to see how you can help. Your help really is appreciated.

To sponsor Queen's Nurse Anne Smith, who is cycling from Land's End to John O'Groats for the QNI, please click here. 

To see a short film by one of our nurse supporters, Jill Gould, please click here:

Drinan project

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Supporting Carers

Transition to Community

Homeless Health