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COVID-19 cardiac complications: counting the long-term cost

The virus has been linked to heart damage, but has also disrupted care across the specialty

The COVID-19 vaccine roll-out: what you need to know

Nurses are playing a leading role in the mass vaccination programme

COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy: what to say to allay patients’ concerns

Not everyone trusts the coronavirus vaccine – but advice from nurses can change minds

Clearer sentencing guidelines offer more support for vulnerable adult offenders

Boost to legal rights of people with mental health disorders and learning disabilities

Nurses with long-COVID: why pacing yourself when back at work is essential

Staff struggling to recover from coronavirus need the support of employers – and colleagues

Why people with learning disabilities and their families fear another COVID-19 lockdown

When COVID-19 hit learning disability services were cut back or closed leaving many isolated

Learning disability nurses in prisons

Making reasonable adjustments in prisons: the role of the learning disability nurse

With one third of prisoners having autism, a learning disability or difficulty, specialist nurses are a necessity

Nursing students: here’s how your training will look in the new academic year

Post-pandemic peak, universities plan to continue with initiatives such as online lessons

People with learning disabilities are especially vulnerable to domestic violence and abuse

Domestic violence: a nurse innovation helping people with learning disabilities

People with learning disabilities can be especially vulnerable to domestic violence and abuse

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How to carry out remote consultations for people with asthma and COPD

Primary care nurses are having to transform their ways of working

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COVID-19 pandemic presents new challenges for learning disability nurses

People with learning disabilities and autism may need help to understand the virus and effects on everyday life

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COVID-19: the steps to take when your shift ends to stay safe at home

Online sources list rigorous steps to take– but what do the experts say?

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COVID-19: nurses say they are not getting adequate PPE

A survey by Nursing Standard finds front-line staff fear for their lives 
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COVID-19: a guide to the big issues for nurses

Frequently asked questions on issues such as self-isolation, sick pay and redeployment
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COVID-19 emergency register for nurses: how it will work in practice

UPDATED Final-year nursing students and ex-registrants to be deployed to boost the workforce
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COVID-19: diary of a nurse in self-isolation

A nurse lecturer’s personal account of the coronavirus pandemic and its effects on her family

Learning disability nurses are key to improving care, finds NIHR report

A review by the National Institute for Health Research outlines ways to improve health and...

Cause for optimism on a learning disability nursing ‘reset’ in 2020

After a mixed 2019, what can the sector look forward to this year? 

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