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Recent research by Mencap has found nearly half of NHS hospitals in England do not have a learning disability liaison nurse in place.
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Many student nurses are unaware they are entitled to DSA, meaning they miss out on valuable emotional, practical and financial support
Individuals with learning disabilities are becoming more independent, but at the same time, they are getting fatter.
Kieran was disappointed with his first community placement, but on reflection he realised that the aspects he had seen as “bad” were valuable learning opportunities
Student nurse, Catherine, found healthcare professionals gave mixed reactions to her dyslexia diagnosis
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Over the past year the media have given nurses and nursing some very bad press
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My course gives me the training to become both a learning disability nurse and a social worker and I aim to use my understanding of both these specialisms to draw health and social care together in the future.
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There are well-developed person-centred tools in all fields of nursing, but a tool is only a tool and can only be as good as the person using it
Three amazing years as a student nurse are coming to an end.