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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“The Burdett Trust looks forward to continuing its support for nurse-led projects, working independently and with its funding partners to improve patient care.”
Alan Gibbs, Chairman of Trustees

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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

27 Jul 2020

Announcing the ‘Covid-19: Supporting resilience in the Nursing workforce’ grant programme

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17 Jul 2020

The Nightingale Challenge: Our First Twelve Months

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29 Jun 2020

Small grants is open for applications

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12 May 2020

Nursing Now: International Nurses Day 2020 Film

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