DN150: One Hundred & Fifty Years of District Nursing

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In this section we've created an overview of some of the major themes and events in the history of District Nursing over the past 150 years.

timelineTimeline

Explore the Timeline of District Nursing over the past one hundred and fifty years.

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timelineThe Rathbone Connection

The Rathbone family's involvement in the QNI.

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world war twoWorld War II

Accounts of District Nursing during the Second World War.

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nurses homesDistrict Nurses' Homes
Read about the how Nurses lived.

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william rathboneWilliam Rathbone
Find out about the beginnings of District Nursing.

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district nursing associationsDistrict Nursing Associations

Pre-NHS local associations of District Nurses.

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worldwideWorldwide

District Nursing services overseas.

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patrons of the qniRoyal Patrons of the QNI
Read about the Royal Patrons.

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florence nightingaleFlorence Nightingale

Learn about the nursing pioneer Florence Nightingale.

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qni - rosalind paget
The Queen's Nursing Institute

The charity traces its origins to 1887 with the grant of £70,000.

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world war oneWorld War I

Accounts of District Nursing during the
Great War.

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galleryPhoto Gallery
View our galleries of historical photographs.

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