The Burdett Trust for Nursing

The Burdett Trust for Nursing was established in 2002 with the aim of making charitable grants to support the nursing contribution to healthcare.

About us

The Burdett Trust for Nursing is an independent charitable trust named after Sir Henry Burdett KCB, the founder of the Royal National Pension Fund for Nurses (RNPFN). The Trust was set up in 2002 in recognition of the foundation, philosophy and structure of the RNPFN.

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What we do

The Burdett Trust for Nursing Trustees focus their funding on three key areas: Building nursing research capacity and capabilities; Building nurse leadership capacity and capabilities; and Supporting local nurse-led initiatives.

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Discover more

Learn more about The Burdett Trust for Nursing, as well as its grant programmes and initiatives.

Video Training Hub

The Video Training Hub contains videos and 
training resources for download.

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Nursing Now

Nursing Now is a global campaign to raise the status and profile of nursing.

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Grant Programmes

Learn about our grants to help empower nurses and make significant improvements to patient care.

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Latest news

18 Sep 2019

New Grants Programme: Complex Needs in Primary Care

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27 Aug 2019

Nursing NOW’s Nightingale Challenge

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1 Feb 2018

The Burdett Trust for Nursing launches online training hub

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27 Mar 2018

The Burdett Trust for Nursing is pleased to announce the launch Nursing Now

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