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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.

Planning for health at transition

There is a good deal of objective, as well as anecdotal, evidence that young people...

Parenting skills

The Valuing People White Paper (Department of Health 2001) recognised that people...

Hitting the spot

The level of aggression confronting staff in learning disability services is a...

Training family members in behaviour management methods

Nurses in the UK working with people who have learning disabilities receive...

Access all areas

The Valuing People White Paper emphasised the importance of people with learning...

Assessing dementia in people with learning disabilities

The current demographic literature on ageing and intellectual disabilities...

An education for everybody

Iam currently enjoying the challenge of leading a new course at my college....

Let’s get political

It feels as if learning disability nursing has always been going through great...

Management of psoriasis

Aims and intended learning outcomes

The aim of this article is...

A secret love a hidden life

While the terms ‘gay’, ‘lesbian’ ‘and ‘bisexual’ might not be meaningful to some...

Meeting mental health needs count us in!

In October 2001 the Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities convened a...

Nothing about us without us

In March 2001 Valuing People set out a range of proposals for improving the lives...

Food for thought

Down’s Syndrome Scotland has produced Food for Thought, a guide for staff and...

It’s great to grow up

For many years the maturity of learning disabled children has been highly...

Twice the professional?

There is a general recognition that the quality of services provided to people with...

Assertive outreach

The National Service Framework for Mental Health (DoH 1999a) and NHS Plan (DoH 2000...

Right for the job

The recent secondment of two learning disability nurses offered our community...

A time to reflect

There are many definitions of reflective practice, but most authors agree it...

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