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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.

Helping young people who have learning disabilities and their families to plan end of life care: the ADVANCE toolkit

Helping young people who have learning disabilities and their families to plan end of...

Young people who have learning disabilities commonly have many complex and severe life-...

Use of colour-coded wristbands to improve care for people with learning disabilities

Use of colour-coded wristbands to improve care for people with learning disabilities in...

People with a learning disability often experience health inequalities. Inquiries and...

An evaluation of the Health Equality Framework in south east Scotland

An evaluation of the Health Equality Framework in south east Scotland

The Health Equality Framework (HEF) is an outcome measurement tool to record any work that...

Adults with profound and multiple learning disabilities

Development of a multidisciplinary care pathway for people with profound and multiple...

The adult community learning disability team in Cornwall made a commitment to provide a...

Syndromes: Prader-Willi syndrome

A series about conditions with common symptoms that constitute syndromes A series about...

Educational systems for inclusive education in Norway, Romania, Scotland and Sweden

Educational systems for inclusive education in Norway, Romania, Scotland and Sweden

A lifelong learning Erasmus intensive programme promoting inclusion of persons with...

Celebrating a classic text: The Cloak of Competence revisited

Celebrating a classic text: The Cloak of Competence revisited

This article celebrates one of the most important books in the history of intellectual...

Investigating the impact of staff training in positive behavioural support on service users’ quality of life

Investigating the impact of staff training in positive behavioural support on service...

Aim To investigate whether staff training in positive behavioural support (PBS) improves...

Experiences of using a health community team service for people with a learning disability

Experiences of using a health community team service for people with a learning...

Aim To investigate the views of people with a learning disability on their experiences of...

Low arousal approaches to manage behaviours of concern

Low arousal approaches to manage behaviours of concern

Background Behaviours of concern restrict opportunities and choices for some people with...

Rett syndrome

Syndromes: Rett syndrome

A series about conditions with common symptoms that constitute syndromes

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Improving the respiratory health of adults with learning disabilities

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

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

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...

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

Syndromes: Fragile X syndrome

Series about conditions with common symptoms that constitute syndromes

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

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

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