Stephanie Jones-Berry

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Learning Disability Practice

Learning Disability Nursing Award now open for entries in the RCNi Nurse Awards 2017

Learning disability nurses are invited to enter the RCNi Nurse Awards 2017 - the UK nursing profession’s highest accolade for excellence.

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Nursing Standard

NHS would not cope without European nurses – RCN

NHS would not cope without nurses from the European Union, Royal College of Nursing warns.

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Nursing Standard

Not enough learning disability nurses for future patients

By 2021 the number of people with learning disabilities will increase by 14%, without the...

RCN senior officer Colm Byrne addresses the conference
Nursing Standard

Take time to prepare for revalidation, learning disability nurses urged

Take time to prepare for revalidation, learning disability nurses are warned.

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Book clubs to aid nurses with patients who have learning disabilities

Book clubs can help lessen anxiety about healthcare for those with learning disabilities.

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New resource will help mental health nurses care for those with learning disabilities

A new resource will help mental health nurses to better support and care for people with...

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Exclusive: Half of nursing directors in England, Scotland and Wales in post for less than three years

More than half of all directors of nursing in England, Scotland and Wales have been in post...

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Learning disability nurses 'can change people’s perceptions'

A service user has said learning disability nurses can play a vital role in educating other healthcare professionals away from judgemental behaviour.

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Learning Disability Mortality Review addressing premature deaths

People with learning disabilities are three times more likely to die from treatable causes than the general population, said a lead nurse reviewing national mortality.

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GPs’ role vital in care for people with learning disabilities, say nurses

GPs play vital role in improving care for people with learning disabilities, nurse leaders told the Learning Disability Practice conference in Manchester.

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Too many people with learning disabilities being admitted to hospital, says lead nurse

Too many people with learning disabilities are still being admitted into hospital as...

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Exclusive: Nurses targeted by anti-abortion protesters

Nurses who work in abortion clinics in the UK are experiencing increasing levels of...

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Carers take loved ones to emergency department because of lack of district nurses

1 in 5 carers have taken their loved one to the emergency department (ED) due to failures in...

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Nurses and midwives call for pay rise

Nurses and midwives are calling on the government to end its policy of pay restraint, as...

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70,000 people with learning disabilities not having a health check, figures show

More than 70,000 people with learning disabilities did not receive a health check, according to new data released by Public Health England.

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New accreditation scheme for advanced nurse practitioners, says RCN

New accreditation scheme for advanced nurse practitioners, says RCN.

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Nursing Standard

Healthcare assistants being used as 'nurses on the cheap', says new report

NHS healthcare assistants (HCAs) are doing the jobs of nurses without the equivalent pay or...

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Nurses transform emergency call responses at major ambulance trust

Mental health nurses working in the emergency calls team at London Ambulance Service are...

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