The QNI Community Nursing Senior Leaders network is a digital network for nurses with executive responsibility for the delivery of community nursing services within provider organisations in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
Information about the charity and some of the key services and programmes that we offer.
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The Queen’s Nursing Institute is a registered charity dedicated to improving the nursing care of people in their own homes and communities.
We are a dedicated group of professionals who are passionate about what we do.
Nurse led projects are one of the most direct ways in which we help nurses deliver improvements in patient care.
The national network to improve the health of vulnerable or marginalised groups in the community.
We influence many areas of practice development at local, regional and national level.
The QNI offers various awards to community nurses for past service and are distinct from grants and other forms of financial assistance.
The QNI relies on voluntary donations from individuals and charity funders. Find out how you can help support us.
The QNI has a rich history dating back to 1887.
Sharing knowledge and best practice; supporting community nurses to achieve outstanding care for their patients.
About Community Nursing
Committed to high standards of practice and patient-centred care.
Learn about the huge range of work nurses carry out with patients in the community every day.
Online resources for community nurses supporting those who care for friends and family at home.
Resources for student nurses, nurses new to the community, or those who are considering a career move.
Online resources to improve nursing care for young people moving from children’s to adults’ community services.
As well as grants for nurses in financial difficulty, we also offer educational grants for specialist courses.
Help for nurses
In 2015 The QNI awarded over £136,000 in grants to community nurses who were experiencing financial difficulties for a variety of reasons.
The QNI offers financial assistance to working and retired community nurses who are in need.
The QNI offers an educational grant programme for community nurses to enhance their clinical knowledge.
We list organisations and charities that may also be able to help.
Keep in Touch is a new practical way to speak to retired community nurses regularly on the phone, to talk about life experiences, nursing or other memories and future plans.
Links to external organisations.
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