Clinical

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.

Multiple morbidities assessment

People with multiple morbidities need a tailored approach to care, according to a new...

Critical analysis of the STAPLLE behaviour support programme and comparison with the...

Challenging behaviour is any culturally abnormal behaviour that places the person, or others...

Prescribing of psychotropic medicines: the role of learning disability nurses

NHS England has committed to reduce the amount of psychotropic medicines being prescribed...

Bowel cancer screening for people with learning disabilities: establishing principles...

Bowel cancer is the fourth most common cancer in England, and with one in 20 people...

Changing lives through happiness

How prioritising the person and what makes them happy has transformed the lives of...

Health Equality Framework shows promise in improving service users’ well-being

The Health Equality Framework (HEF) is a tool that records the work of learning disability...
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Developing an outcome measure and feedback tool for children with intellectual...

There has been a move in children’s services to encourage greater participation by children...

The Mental Capacity Act in action

The Mental Capacity Act framework is essential to ensuring good practice in the treatment of...

Medication use in residential care for older people with intellectual disabilities

A growing body of literature documents multiple morbidities and multiple medication use...

Developing an outcome measure and feedback tool for children with intellectual...

There has been a move in children’s services to encourage greater participation by children...

Health Equality Framework: Scottish project shows promise

The Health Equality Framework (HEF) is a tool that records the work of learning disability...

Nursing supervision: challenges and opportunities for success

Supervision is an important resource for nursing and there is an extensive evidence base to...

Enhancing the experience of people with intellectual disabilities who access health care

Increased life expectancy allied to increasing numbers of people with learning disabilities...
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Taking your time: mindfulness for learning disability nursing students

Mindfulness is used increasingly by nurses to help people with a learning disability – and...

‘The doctors said I would be a “cabbage”, unable to walk or talk’

At 19 Jonathan Beebee confounded doctors by making a full recovery after a violent...

Better access to cancer screening

This article reports on a Queen’s Nursing Institute funded project that ran in 2015. The...

Factors that influence nurses’ decisions about secluding people with learning...

Seclusion has been found to be used disproportionately in the learning disability population...

People with intellectual disabilities moving into adulthood

People with an intellectual disability who aspire to further education, and who seek...

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