Resources on safety and quality in children’s nursing for professionals and parents.
The number of infants requiring surgery for complex congenital heart disease (CHD) such as hypoplastic left heart syndrome is increasing
People with learning disabilities represent a small and vulnerable group in society who commonly encounter barriers in accessing and using health care. This article focuses on how nurses and other healthcare professionals could support these individuals to make decisions about their care. In particular, it highlights the changes in legislation, policy and practice that have occurred recently to ensure the rights of people with learning disabilities to access health care are upheld.