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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.

Promoting oral health for people with learning disabilities

Promoting oral health for people with learning disabilities

How interventions such as desensitisation and reasonable adjustments can address challenges

How to support adherence to medicines among people with learning disabilities

How to support adherence to medicines among people with learning disabilities

A strategy is needed that includes education, reasonable adjustments and medication reviews

Supporting people with learning disabilities and a fear of needles to receive the COVID-19 vaccine

Supporting people with learning disabilities and needle phobia to be vaccinated

How a desensitisation programme was used to prepare people for the COVID-19 vaccination

How to support the accurate diagnosis of constipation in people with learning disabilities

How to diagnose constipation in people with learning disabilities

Diagnosis can be complicated by behaviours of concern in this patient group

Exploring the experiences of fathers who have a child with a learning disability

Exploring the experiences of fathers who have a child with a learning disability

A literature review showed the need for tailored services or interventions to support fathers

How behaviour change theories can be used to promote physical activity in adults with learning disabilities

Using behaviour change theories to promote physical activity

Ways to support adults with learning disabilities to do more exercise

Increasing cervical screening uptake among people with learning disabilities: a pilot project

Increasing cervical screening uptake among people with learning disabilities

A pilot project used an assessment tool showing that people can be supported to make a decision

Improving annual health checks based on the health consultation experiences of people with learning disabilities

Improving annual health checks of people with learning disabilities

Understanding health and communication needs, working with carers and making adjustments are crucial

Determining the accuracy of an online screening tool in identifying learning disability in autistic people

Evaluating an online screening tool to identify learning disability in autistic people

The accuracy of the CAIDS-Q questionnaire online version and its value to professionals are assessed

How to support an adult with a learning disability to undergo an electrocardiogram

How to support an adult with a learning disability to undergo an electrocardiogram

ECGs are needed to identify and manage a range of health issues common in people with learning disabilities

Communication challenges for people with learning disabilities in the digital age

Communication challenges for people with learning disabilities in the digital age

Factors affecting communication in healthcare and strategies and tools for nurses to address them

Understanding the barriers experienced by adults with learning disabilities when accessing fitness centres

Understanding the barriers that prevent adults with learning disabilities accessing gyms

Find out ways to promote healthier lifestyles by improving access to fitness centres

Children’s transition into adult learning disability services

Literature review to identify and critically appraise findings of UK qualitative studies

Experiences of caregivers when communicating with healthcare professionals

Healthcare professionals need to engage more constructively with caregivers

Positive behaviour support: video-based intervention

Supporting a young autistic person by engaging him in the co-production of a video

Experiences of developing a university curriculum for learning disability

Report on a new nursing student-designed learning disability nursing programme

Taking blood from a person with a learning disability

Learn about reasonable adjustments for people undergoing a blood test or injection

Improving access to breast cancer screening by women with learning disabilities

A literature review of the barriers women with learning disabilities can experience

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