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.

Consultant nurses: making a vital contribution

There are over 200 consultant nurses in post in the four UK countries. They work in...

The right connexions?

Connexions, the government’s youth support and advice service, was launched in...

person centred planning and care management

The Valuing People White Paper (Department of Health 2001) stressed the importance...

Joint training: best of both worlds?

Many views, doubts and hopes have been expressed about joint training since its...

learning disability research: a discussion paper

Part of my role as research co-ordinator in the learning disability directorate of...

consulted or excluded?

We live in a culture in which national and local policy drivers emphasise the need...

person centered health action planning

Person centered planning (PCP) is a key component of this government’s Valuing...

Spiritual healing

Spirituality is a basic human need and a human right. Most would agree that...

the impact of nurse education on staff attributions in relation to challenging behaviour

There has been a growing debate about the role of learning disability nursing as a...

The management of challenging sexual behaviour

Care providers need to do more to acknowledge that challenging sexual behaviour is...

Exploring Orem’s self-care model in learning disability nursing: Practical application...

The development of nursing knowledge has been a theme in general nursing literature...

Minority report

There are few issues in the field of learning disabilities on which everyone -...

spoilt for choice?

Choice is increasingly taking centre stage of the modernisation agenda within the...

‘what’ and ‘how’: understanding professional involvement in person centred planning...

Beginning with case studies about planning, we describe the planning styles that...

Exploring Orem’s self-care deficit nursing theory in learning disability nursing:...

Orem’s self-care deficit nursing theory (Orem 2001) is widely used and accepted by...

Time to end cycle of failure in Scotland

The Scottish Executive is currently considering the implications of a new...

risk assessment and epilepsy

The primary aim of this article is to share a multidisciplinary model for risk...

never ceasing our exploration: understanding person centred planning

When first contemplating writing this article we considered what aspect of person...

Pages

Jobs