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.

An eye to the future

With a general shift from hospital-based to community-based care for people with...

A little knowledge

In recent years there has been a growing body of literature on the need for sex...

Ethics of empowerment

Underpinning good health education practice is the need for specialist community...

Cardinal signs

People with learning disabilities experience the same range of mental health...

The ghost in the machine

HOLISM IS A key term when describing the care of people with learning disabilities...

On reflection

Reflection is a process that has achieved greater importance for nurses in recent...

Pathways to success

There is a growing body of literature indicating that a link exists between Down...

Supporting the person with learning disabilities to access primary health care

Aims and intended learning outcomes

The aim of this article is...

What difference will you be making?

In 1995, the Department of Health’s report on learning disability nursing,...

Providing equal access to primary care services

The Primary Ear Care Centre in Rotherham was set up in 1990. This centre was...

Care of people with learning disabilities in hospital

This article discusses the increasing emphasis on the use of mainstream health...

What is learning disability? Do people need to be reminded?

The 1960s Saw the beginning of a major change in both the philosophy and policy...

Perceptions of health and social care need-an exploratory study

One of the most important objectives of the policy of community care is that...

Training-needs analysis

This article aims to inform, or update, nurses in the knowledge necessary to gain...

Choice-making for people with a learning disability

Facilitating choice is one of the identified key roles for learning disability...

Promoting confidence: the child with special needs

The aim of this article is to raise nurses’ awareness of the range of managements...

Respite care: in the spotlight

Respite care services are offered by both statutory and non-statutory organisations...

Residential care homes: challenge for nursing practices

The united kingdom Central Council estimated in 1997 that there are 21,000...

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