Christine Walker

Paul Vaughan
Learning Disability Practice

Campaign aims to make learning disability nursing a more appealing career option

Ageing workforce and universities scaling down courses seen as contributory factors

LD logo
Learning Disability Practice

Logo marks centenary of learning disability nursing

Winning design by LD nurse chosen in website competition

Learning Disability Practice

Campaign to reduce child prescriptions 

STOMP-STAMP initiative aims to prevent the over use of antipsychotic prescribing

Learning Disability Practice

Look back, but look forward

With 100 years of learning disability nursing behind us, what is next?

Early years
Nursing Children and Young People

Cross-party MPs call for improvements to early years services

Parliamentary groups say more attention should be paid to critical first 1,001 days of life

Jim Blair
Learning Disability Practice

General hospitals need to be more welcoming for people who have learning disabilities

The notion that hospitals are unfavourable for service users was echoed by many nurses during the course of this year’s Learning Disability Practice conference

Neonatal intensive care
Nursing Children and Young People

What price for better neonatal critical care services?

A new report on neonatal critical care proposes far-reaching changes to services

Al Aynsley-Green
Nursing Children and Young People

Sir Al Aynsley Green: ‘Why do we have such appalling outcomes for children?’

Sir Aynsley-Green hopes his new book will highlight issues about children’s health and rights

workshop participants
Learning Disability Practice

Learning Disability Practice conference looks to future nursing issues

Innovation, changes in nursing practice and an ageing population’s needs were explored

LDP conference editorial
Learning Disability Practice

Sell-out Learning Disability Practice conference in October will ensure a lively agenda

Lessons from the Learning Disabilities Mortality Review, recruitment and reasonable adjustments at this year’s event

Nursing Children and Young People

Is children's healthcare back on the map or just for the summer?

Involving fathers more in the care of their sick children is one issue that seems to be gaining momentum

Learning Disability Practice

Health education summit bids to stem decline in college enrolment numbers

A summit on the recruitment crisis in learning disability nurse education to be held

Learning Disability Practice

Looking to the future for learning disability nurses

New standards on how people with learning disabilities are cared for in hospitals in England have been launched, meanwhile two category winners in this year's RCNi Awards showcase just how innovative staff in the specialty can be

Nursing Children and Young People

Lessons from team who won more nursing for special schools

Work of team who showed value of nursing in special schools holds lessons for others

Nursing Children and Young People

Make child health promotion in the community a global priority – ICN president

Community-based child health promotion is a sound investment

Jonathan Beebee
Nursing Standard

Congress votes unanimously to preserve field of learning disability nursing

In a congress debate, members heard that universities were closing programmes and nurses leaving without being replaced

Adam Bennett
Learning Disability Practice

Nurse invents app to help avoid diabetes risk

A nurse has invented a game app to show people with learning disabilities how much sugar...

Jo Grace
Learning Disability Practice

Helping prepare people with learning disabilities for injections using sensory communication

Jo Grace explains approaches to giving an injection with someone who is non-verbal