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New website celebrates nurses

The Queen’s Nursing Institute (QNI) has launched a new website showcasing the history of community nursing since 1859, when the first district nurse was employed in England.

The project was funded by a £5,000 grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF), awarded to the QNI in 2017.

The QNI’s vibrant archive of stories, photos, artefacts and films are now available to a much wider online audience. Some content dates back to Victorian times, whilst other pieces such as oral interviews with retired Queen’s Nurses use modern technology to capture the essence of working as a District Nurse during the early years of the NHS. More.....