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Watch: Video highlights from Positive Choices 2017

Editorial assistant Layla Haidrani interviews delegates at the Positive Choices Conference 2017 in Hull, on why they made the decision to go into learning disability nursing.

Editorial assistant Layla Haidrani asks delegates at the Positive Choices Conference 2017 why they made the decision to go into learning disability nursing

The 14th annual Positive Choices Conference, organised by founder Helen Laverty, professional lead for learning disability nursing at University of Nottingham was held at the University of Hull. 

The conference aims to provide networking opportunities and celebrate working with people who have learning disabilities. Hot topics covered in the conference were student recruitment, transforming care and medicine prescribing.


Watch the videos

Conference founder Helen Laverty on her motivation for setting up the event and the impact that it has had.

 

 


Second-year learning disability student at the University of Hull, Marie Eyre whose nine-month old daughter Eva has Down's syndrome, explains why learning disability nursing was the right path for her.

 

 

 


A group of third-year learning disability nursing students reveal why they chose to go into the profession.

 

 

'We need all of you and more of you' – CNO's message to conference

Combating student attrition and encouraging more people to become learning disability nurses were themes that dominated this year's Positive Choices conference, reports Christine Walker

Read more on the conference here

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