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?

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...

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

Making a pitch for learning disability nursing

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...

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...

Celebrating the work of learning disability nurses

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

Survey reiterates the morale mantra, but Hunt still not listening

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

Channel 4 has exposed the frustrating inadequacies of institutional care

Dispatches investigation found that inpatients with learning disabilities at St Andrew's...

RCN sets the bar high for advanced nursing status

It’s good to see the college taking the lead on defining advanced practice, and it seems...

Nurses will benefit from NMC’s new approach to hearings

Overhauling procedure for fitness to practise cases will save money, says Graham Scott.

Let’s redress the balance with Nurse Awards

The annual RCNi Nurse Awards exist so that healthcare staff receive the recognition they...

Editorial: Unions' exasperation over pay is justified

Money released by chancellor must go to those keeping teh NHS running, says Graham Scott

New funding is welcome, but is it enough?

As the nursing workforce dwindles, the needs of people with learning disabilities may not be...

Editorial: changing our look to meet your needs

Colin Parish on a fresh redesign for Learning Disability Practice

Making a huge difference

It was great to see the nurses behind the Health Equalities Framework (HEF) receive the RCNi...

Nurses grieve too

Nursing is a job in which the relationship between professional and client transcends normal...

From cradle to grave

Learning disability nurses are different from their colleagues in other disciplines. Adult...