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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.

Putting screening tools to the test

As demands on learning disability services grow and client waiting times get longer...

Parenting and people with learning disabilities

On a recent community placement, I had the opportunity to work with Elizabeth (not...

‘Going cognitive’: CBT for people with learning disabilities

Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) is fast becoming the therapy of choice for many...

Staying alive

Seventy six per cent in favour is a big majority. There are caveats, but it seems...

Creating a culture

In a period when we are digesting the results of the independent inquiry into the...

How was it for you? Students’ experiences of student-led reflection sessions

Ideas, knowledge and awareness of self can all be developed and transformed from...

‘Too young to die!’ A cognitive behavioural approach to dealing with ‘death anxiety’

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is seen as a therapy of choice, with a...

RNLDplus: enhancing student knowledge and experience

This article describes the innovative way in which Oxford Brookes University has...

Reversing the trend: learning disability outcomes in cancer care

In the UK, it is estimated that 2.5 per cent of the population have a learning...

Using online technology to facilitate staff training

It has long been recognised that the quality of learning disability services relies...

The experiences of parents of children with an intellectual disability who use respite...

Recent evidence nationally and internationally indicates that the provision of care...

The development of a child learning disability screening questionnaire: a pilot study

The identification of learning disability in children can be problematic,...

‘Just another day dealing with wounds’: self-injury and staff-client relationships

This article reports on aspects of a research project which asked clients in a...

Health needs in people with learning disabilities: using the ‘OK’ Health Check

A growing body of evidence suggests that people with intellectual disabilities are...

Sexuality for people with learning disabilities and Alzheimer’s disease: the Ex-PLISSIT...

People with learning disabilities have been marginalised as a result of majority...

Abdominal massage for constipation in children

Physical contact between people is a powerful form of communication, and also a...

steps to fitness: a health and well-being pilot project

Reducing excess weight and obesity is a national and global priority: the health...

The Mental Capacity Act and benevolent deception under the guise of ‘best interests’

The Mental Capacity Act (2005) provides a statutory framework underpinned by a...

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