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Brockhall

Exhibition review: You’d Hear Them Jingle in Clitheroe

David O’Driscoll reviews an exhibition on the history of two long-stay hospitals for people...

Book review: The Disabled Child's Participation Rights...

Lecturer in health and social care Polly Lee reviews The Disabled Child’s Participation...

Book review: Grief Works: Stories of Life, Death and Surviving

Psychotherapist David O’Driscoll reviews Grief Works: Stories of Life, Death and Surviving

Book review: Understanding Ethics for Nursing Students

Associate academic Chris Chaloner reviews Understanding Ethics for Nursing Students

Book review: Revalidation: A Journey for Nurses and Midwives

Professional development and revalidation lead nurse Carolyn Middleton reviews Revalidation...

Tayberry Tales

Best of the Edinburgh Fringe

Lesley Warner reviews two shows that included performers with a learning disability

Editorial

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Richard Handley

Specialist training is essential to meet the needs of people with learning disabilities

Mencap’s Treat Me Well campaign aimed at healthcare professionals follows NHS failings more...

Learning Disability Practice editorial

The crisis facing learning disability nursing, is, sadly, all too real

Making a pitch for learning disability nursing

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Nominate your colleague

A chance for ‘ordinary’ nurses to share, inspire and win recognition for their...

Nominate yourself or a colleague for this year’s RCNi Nurse Awards and help celebrate...

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Nicky Lyall

Living life to the full and be supported to have a comfortable death

Supporting clients to live a life as full as it can possibly be, but also to have a good...

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Celebrating the work of learning disability nurses

At a time where morale in learning disability nursing seems low, light can be found through...

Jeremy Hunt

Survey reiterates the morale mantra, but Hunt still not listening

A new survey by Nursing Standard and the Sunday Mirror newspaper reinforces the obvious...

Comment

'Diagnostic overshadowing' and a lack of continuity are behind many care...

Advocating effective communication on a patient's behalf can be tricky in learning...

Planet Rachael: when is a service a good one and how can you tell?

Wendy Johnson wants to know how you tell the difference from good quality and bad quality...

Yvonne Coghill: Why you should nominate a colleague for an RCNi Award

Too few nurses from black and minority ethnic backgrounds receive awards for their efforts,...

Susan Aitkenhead: National framework for nursing, midwifery and care staff will ensure...

Leading Change, Adding Value (LCAV) puts a new emphasis on measuring improvement. With the...

What does the future look like for learning disability nursing?

Seven years ago, recommendations were made to ensure a safer future of learning disability...

Ashley Richardson

Behaviours that challenge: How positive behaviour support significantly lessens the...

A new film highlights the driving force that has built up behind positive behaviour support...

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