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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...

Nicky Lyall

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...

Video highlights from Positive Choices 2017

Watch our interviews with nursing delegates at the learning disability conference

Customised IT makes truly person-centred service

How one company’s innovative computer technology is providing highly individualised bespoke...

Every picture tells a story

Well-designed picture books can help nurses to approach difficult subjects with vulnerable

Learning from experience: what happened when one university employed a lecturer with

Three years ago the University of Hertfordshire employed Scott Watkin, a man with learning

What people say to parents of a child with Down’s syndrome

For parents, the birth of child is always a special occasion. But for parents of babies with

Changing lives through happiness

How prioritising the person and what makes them happy has transformed the lives of eight

LD nurse Jonathan Beebee talks about his journey to positive behaviour support

After surviving a violent attack, Jonathan Beebe aims to help people with learning


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