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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

Non-verbal communication: why it’s important to show service users that you’re listening

Being held, heard and shown you matter is key for treating vulnerable patients

More learning disability nurses equals better care for service users

Survey by directors of social services sets out devastating effect of the pandemic as ‘an...

Why our role in safeguarding the vulnerable is more important than ever

Asking the right questions gives service users more chances to admit they are at risk

Glove use: the COVID-19-driven habit we need to break

The pandemic has blurred understanding of guidance, so it’s time we were clear on the basics

Collaboration and preparation will be key to the success of Liberty Protection...

Learning disability nurses should be aware of changes being implemented in spring 2022

Learning disabilities: why nurse support is vital when moving from child to adult care

Study finds service users need key relationships to help navigate next steps

Why is there such bias in healthcare against people with learning disabilities?

The government’s own research on COVID-19 deaths reveals a shocking statistic

Why trauma-informed care for people with learning disabilities is so important right now

COVID-19 has put more vulnerable people at risk of experiencing trauma

Face masks: how nurses can overcome the communication barrier and reassure patients

Compulsory face coverings pose particular challenges when patients are deaf or have dementia

Epilepsy and sudden unexpected death: what nurses need to know

How can you reduce the risk of sudden unexpected death in epileptic people?

COVID-19 and needle phobia: ensuring service users are vaccinated

Trust and consent are key to supporting people to have the vaccine safely

Why hospital disability coordinator should be a must-have role

The role could provide a vital link between hospital and community, and free up nursing time

Planet Rachael: all at sea during COVID-19 – anyone got a bilge pump?

Rachael’s isolation at the start of COVID-19 didn’t seem anything new but things have changed

Prioritising nurse safety not only protects staff, but patients too

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted that safe staffing and proper PPE mean better care

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