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Time to shake off the myth that talking therapies don’t work

People with learning disabilities can benefit from cognitive behavioural therapy

Have your say on the new Liberty Protection Safeguards Code of Practice

Nurses have until 7 July to contribute to the consultation on proposed changes in England

How a non-verbal service user taught me to communicate

Learning disability nurse Gerard Wainwright on gleaning interpersonal skills from his client

Racist abuse in the NHS: ignoring patients’ prejudice doesn’t make it go away

Managers expect staff to put up with insults, and when we don’t we’re called confrontational

Safe staffing is not a local issue – but England seems to have missed the memo

Legislated nurse-to-patient ratios are gaining support globally, so why not here?

Learning disability and autism training: why my son’s death will not be in vain

New programme will help staff improve their skills and confidence when delivering care

Coping after baby loss: why I set up a ‘safe space’ peer support group

A senior staff nurse explains how it helped her return to work after two miscarriages

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Why compulsory training in learning disabilities and autism is long overdue

Bill amendment means that training for all NHS health and social care staff is on its way

Agency nurses and tax avoidance: if a scheme looks too good to be true, it probably is

HMRC’s advice on cutting loose of income tax arrangements that could land you in arrears

Dementia care in non-specialist settings: what would you ask an expert?

Your questions for an Admiral Nurse could help create a user-friendly learning resource

Reasonable adjustments: can we do more for potential employees with autism?

Nurses could be used as a resource to fill the gap for direct workplace support

Will the increase in students boost learning disability nursing?

Applications for nursing degree courses have risen, thanks in large part to the pandemic

Ideas welcome: how to innovate to improve patient care

All nurses can be leaders in innovation, whatever their job title, pay scale or experience

Why the future’s looking bright for learning disability nursing

With an increasing population in need of care of support, there are many career opportunities

Bereavement support crisis: how should we shape future services?

Even before the pandemic, provision was inadequate. Share your views on joined-up support

Why learning disability nurses need to be service leaders

Specialist nurses need to lead for real and lasting change to be realised

Can media savvy campaigners boost learning disability nursing?

Campaigners with a media presence are the new wave of advocates for service users

Join us for Learning Disability Nursing: the Next Chapter

Register to hear leading figures on the future of the profession at our webinar on 3 November

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