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.

‘stop winding me up’

We help to run a staff education programme for the management of violence and...

meeting the healthcare needs of offenders with learning disabilities

It is widely recognised that many individuals with learning disabilities have...

learning disability liaison nurses in acute hospitals: is there evidence to support the...

Current evidence suggests that the overall level of health care for people with...

Self-awareness and reflection: exploring the ‘therapeutic use of self’

he way we view a person and his or her behaviour is linked to our underlying...

As a learning disability nurse, Sue Jaycock enjoyed delivering hands-on care. But...

The weakest link...

A new report published by the Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities (...

tackling homophobia and heterosexism

Homophobia, according to Sprecher and McKinney (1993) in Williamson (2000),...

the challenges of person centred planning

Possibly the most significant challenges facing professionals today is the need to...

integrated care pathway for people with epilepsy

The implementation of clinical governance brought witl it a statutory duty for NHS...

Build a nurse!

Historically the thoughts and opinions of people who have a learning disability...

Children’s educational rights: protected or undermined?

The 1989 UN Convention on the Rights of Children is a framework for involving...

Opportunity knocks?

In December 2003, the prime minister’s strategy unit, which helps government...

the ethnicity training network: addressing the health needs of people from minority...

Ethnic minorities represent a significant part of the British population; the most...

person centred approaches to professional education

Person centred planning (PCP) has gained momentum in English learning disability...

the development and use of a personal health resource

Health is a broadly defined concept, incorporating physical, psychological and...

self advocates leading person centred planning

Person centred planning is currently one of the most frequently heard phrases....

training to meet the challenge

The need for in-service training to support staff groups working with people with...

Time to get equal

The Disability Rights Commission (DRC) has just launched an 18-month formal...

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