As the QNI celebrates its 130th anniversary, chief executive Crystal Oldman explains how the organisation is supporting community nurses and helping combat social isolation among retired Queen’s Nurses.
Learning from colleagues around the world enables us to share innovative ideas and research to support best practice, says QNI chief executive Crystal Oldman.
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QNI chief executive underlines why district nurses are one of the NHS's greatest assets.
Nurses from across the country gathered in London for the Queen’s Nurses' annual meeting.
Just five new district nurses were trained for the whole population of London in 2013. This startling fact was the catalyst for the annual audit of district nursing programmes now undertaken by the Queen’s Nursing Institute (QNI) across the UK.
In response to the Five Year Forward View, which outlines future models of care, many GP services in England will become federated, giving nurses the opportunity to work in teams across a group of practices.
The Queen's Nursing Institute (QNI) has for many years championed the unique contribution of general practice nurses (GPNs) to the health of people and communities. More than 3,400 GPNs completed a QNI GPN survey last year.
I recently visited Cuckoo Lane Surgery in Hanwell, London – the only nurse-led general practice in England.
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This time last month, 300 nurses working in a variety of community and primary care roles gathered in London for the Queen’s Nursing Institute’s annual healthcare at home conference.
There is no doubt the school nursing service is becoming an increasingly important and recognised route to improving the health of children and young people in the UK.
The first principle of nursing care I learned as a student several decades ago was that planning for a patient’s discharge starts on the day of admission to hospital.
The strategic aim of the Queen’s Nursing Institute (QNI) is to improve the health of patients, families and carers by increasing the provision and quality of nursing care delivered in homes and communities. We therefore have an interest in any aspect of nursing policy that relates to guidance on staffing levels.