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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...

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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...

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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...

'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,...

Reviews

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

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

Book review: All About Me: A Step-by-Step Guide to Telling Children and Young People on...

Acting national director of the Autism Initiatives Eamonn Slevin reviews All About Me: A...

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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

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