Opinion

Editorial

LDP conference editorial

Sell-out Learning Disability Practice conference in October will ensure a lively agenda

Lessons from the Learning Disabilities Mortality Review, recruitment and reasonable...

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Looking to the future for learning disability nurses

New standards on how people with learning disabilities are cared for in hospitals in England...

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Urgent action needed to ensure learning disability nursing is not wiped out

What can be done to ensure learning disability nursing retains high-quality staff?

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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...

Comment

Why we need a plan to shift individual blame culture

Will rethinking the concept of accountability shift the individual blame culture in the NHS?

Why train learning disability nurses to an advanced level if there are no jobs for them?

Advanced nurse practitioner training is a waste of public money if the skills cannot be put...

Hospital passport paperwork

Doing simple things can improve care for people with learning disabilities

Talking to patients and those close to them, as well as checking health passports, can help...

Speech bubble

Would you recommend your hospital to a friend?

The devil is in the detail – and especially relevant in patient feedback writes Wendy Johnson

Learning disability nursing under threat despite being needed more than ever

Being a learning disability nurse at the moment is a bit like being a crew member on the...

'Golden hello' solution to learning disability nursing crisis another example...

One-off payments of £10,000 are to be offered to attract postgraduate students into...

Reviews

Book review: Little Meerkat’s Big Panic – A story about learning new ways to feel calm

Registered nurse Gosia Brykczyńska reviews Little Meerkat’s Big Panic – A story about...

Book review: The Brain: What it Does, How it Works & How it Affects Behaviour

Senior lecturer Bernadette Waldron reviews The Brain: What it Does, How it Works & How...

Christina Murdock

Family drama with an explosive denouement

Lesley Warner reports on a play that focuses on the dynamic between three siblings – one of...

Book review: Medical Aspects of Autism and Asperger Syndrome: A Guide for Parents and...

Senior occupational therapist Jo Ball reviews Medical Aspects of Autism and Asperger...

Book review: Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for People with Intellectual Disabilities

Chartered clinical psychologist/professor of psychology Karen McKenzie reviews Cognitive...

Book review: Nursing in Intellectual Disabilities: Irish and International Perspectives

Consultant learning disability nurse Gwen Moulster reviews ebook Nursing in Intellectual...

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