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Meet the autism pioneer with the drive to find out more

Janet Snell talks to a philanthropist Dame Stephanie Shirley, whose work was inspired by her...

Ask-Listen-Do

‘Ask Listen Do’ project aims to make things better for people with learning disabiities

How a collaborative enterprise was set up for carers to raise concerns about support services

A digitally inclusive era

The Tech4Good awards celebrate apps designed for people with learning disabilities

RCN chair: Adamant nurses must use their voice

RCN chair Maria Trewern is full of hope for the profession – and wants to give members more...

Hand hygiene needn’t mean sore skin

A new guide from the RCN shows how to combine hand hygiene with skin care

Biometrics and autism

Biometrics and autism: wristband technology could transform service-users’ lives

Leading charity Autism Together has set up the UK’s first trial of wristbands measuring...

Figures gathering around giant jig saw tile pieces that read: SKILLS, STAFF, PLACE, TIME

Getting staffing right is the aim of new NHS Improvement guidance but will it work?

How far will a new resource, designed for NHS commissioners and providers, go in helping to...

Charities to launch initiative ahead of World Neurofibromatosis Awareness Day

The Neuro Foundation and sister charities set to launch 'light up' campaigns to raise...

Framework for change: supporting you to drive improvement

The Leading Change, Adding Value framework for nursing, midwifery and care staff is halfway...

Observing nursing practice on placement in Romania

When nursing students Eve Buckley, Nicole Sparham and Shelby Small did their elective...

Field of practice: the Positive Behaviour Support festival

A one-day festival explored the use of Positive Behaviour Support to ensure people with...

Preparing for a new model of care in the community

Calderstones Hospital turned things round after a damning report in 2013 but now it is...

Person-centred care for clients at the end of life

A team of learning disability nurses has created an end of life care package for clients...

EXCLUSIVE: Future strategies for behaviour that challenges

A one-day event, organised by the Prison Reform Trust, University of Leeds, NHS Improvement...

Nurses need to know appropriate clinical range when taking observations

When taking observations from patients with learning disabilities remember that...

How 'seeing the person not the disability' can make a difference for all...

Melanie Davies has been busy – after changing the game in learning disability practice at...

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