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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

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...

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

Domestic violence: a nurse innovation helping people with learning disabilities

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

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

Primary care nurses are having to transform their ways of working

COVID-19 pandemic presents new challenges for learning disability nurses

People with learning disabilities and autism may need help to understand the virus and...

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? 

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

A survey by Nursing Standard finds front-line staff fear for their lives 

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

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? 

Are nursing associates a benefit to the learning disability sector?

HEE’s £2 million recruitment drive will include 150 places for the recently created role

Autism Act revamp on the way in England

Heralded as a sea change in support and treatment the Autism Act 2009 is to be updated

In Laura’s name: the charity that aims to prevent suicide among nurses

The Laura Hyde Foundation campaigns for better mental health support for healthcare staff

NHS must persuade nurses to return to practice – and get better at keeping staff too

Strategies to lure lapsed registrants back need to be matched by changes in the workplace

Five days that rocked the learning disability care sector

Why the care of people with learning disabilities and autism is in need of urgent improvement

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