Christine Walker

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Why we still need to be alert to COVID-19 in children

A rise in hepatitis cases is being investigated and there could be links to the pandemic

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Why compulsory training in learning disabilities and autism is long overdue

Bill amendment means that training for all NHS health and social care staff is on its way

Will the increase in students boost learning disability nursing?

Applications for nursing degree courses have risen, thanks in large part to the pandemic

Why we need to listen to the child’s voice

A review is to be held into the tragic case of Arthur Labinjo-Hughes

Join us for Learning Disability Nursing: the Next Chapter

Register to hear leading figures on the future of the profession at our webinar on 3 November

More learning disability nurses equals better care for service users

Survey by directors of social services sets out devastating effect of the pandemic as ‘an avalanche of need’

Will – and should – children receive the COVID-19 vaccine?

There’s no consensus on vaccinating children but school nurses will be key

Coming out of lockdown: the route back to normality

People with learning disabilities and/or autism will need support to rebuild their lives

2021 RCN Nursing Awards: search for the best innovations in mental health nursing is on

Entries are open for this year’s mental health nursing category of the RCN Nursing Awards. Be in it to win it

Could it be you? Entries invited for the RCN Nursing Awards’ child health category

Entries for the 2021 RCN Nursing Awards are now open

DNACPR notices: learning disability nurses are best-placed advocates for families

CQC report acknowledges vulnerabilities of service users during COVID-19

Picture sows a young girl with her head on a pillow, touching her head with her hand and looking sad

COVID-19 and mental health: the fallout for children and young people

More nurses and more support are needed to cope with a growing mental health crisis

People in supported living isolated due to lockdown mixups

Individuals with learning disabilities denied visits amid confusion over rules, MPs told

COVID-19: will people with learning disabilities fare better in the second wave?

Report reveals service users six times more likely to die than others during the first wave

COVID-19: free online book for people with learning disabilities and autism

Online resource features personal stories from around the world about how people are coping

Neil Brimblecombe becomes consultant editor of Mental Health Practice

One of the most influential nurses in NHS history will add his expertise to the journal
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Curb on visits poses risk to young people with learning disabilities–report

Human rights committee recommends a hotline to be set up to report concerns more easily

Winners of Nursing Children and Young People awards revealed

They looked at neonatal care parental experiences and same-sex couples with adopted children

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