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Our clinical nursing articles aim to inform and educate nurse practitioners and students. This is achieved through the publication of peer-reviewed, evidence-based, relevant and topical articles.

Oxygen

Improving the respiratory health of adults with learning disabilities

People with learning disabilities are more likely to die from respiratory tract disease and...

Behaviour training

The experiences of people with learning disabilities in co-produced challenging...

This article is a co-authored account of the co-production process for the Who’s Challenging...

An event to promote mental health and well-being for people with a learning disability

An event to promote mental health and well-being for people with a learning disability

It is known that people with a learning disability can experience higher rates of mental...

An update on informed consent and the effect on the clinical practice of those working with people with a learning disability

An update on informed consent and the effect on the clinical practice of those working...

In people with learning disability who have capacity under the Mental Capacity Act 2005...

Fragile X syndrome

Syndromes: Fragile X syndrome

Series about conditions with common symptoms that constitute syndromes

Continence

Urinary continence promotion and people with an intellectual disability

Continence is regarded as a basic need and many continence problems can be addressed and...

Evaluating a group for young people who have a sibling with a disability

Evaluating a group for young people who have a sibling with a disability

Siblings of children who have a disability frequently take on care, responsibility and...

Prevalence and management of coeliac disease in people with Down’s syndrome

People with Down’s syndrome are more likely to have additional health complications than the...

Down’s syndrome

Syndromes: Down’s syndrome

Second in a series about conditions with common symptoms that constitute syndromes

Facial communication

‘Just look at my face’: co-production of a positive behavioural support plan

Service-user involvement is important in learning disability services. Historically,...

Meal time mats

Use of mealtime advice mats in special schools for children with learning disabilities

Aim Eating, drinking and swallowing difficulties can have serious outcomes for children and...

Welfare services

International and interprofessional experiences on welfare services for people with...

International student exchange is an opportunity to discover and learn from practice in...

Interprofessional working between intellectual disability nurses and speech and...

Communicating effectively, interprofessionally and with adults with intellectual...

Syndromes: Cornelia de Lange syndrome

First in a series about conditions with common symptoms that constitute syndromes

Martial arts, disruptive innovation and the future of physical interventions in...

Physical intervention techniques must continue to be refined and developed to ensure they...

Supporting safe eating and drinking for people with severe and profound intellectual...

This article outlines the difficulties that people with severe and profound intellectual and...

Student experiences of an Erasmus+ project on children and young people with complex...

This article explores the lived experiences of five nursing students who participated in the...

An evaluation of the Health Equalities Framework for people with a learning disability

There is increasing evidence that the Health Equalities Framework (HEF) benefits people with...

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