Opinion, analysis and debate
People with a learning disability or a mental health label are not treated in a respectful manner, says Terry Bryan
'I wanted to push ordinariness, not make people with learning disabilities feel different'Subscription
Shocked by what her learning disability nursing students told her, Helen Laverty set up an event to promote the specialty’s value
60 seconds with...Jenny Kay, director of nursingSubscription
We talk to Jenny Kay, director of nursing at Darent Valley Hospital, Dartford and Gravesham Trust, who has been in the profession for 31 years.
Bob Gates on why we may see another Winterbourne View scandal
#LDnursechat - the 'six Cs'Subscription
#LDnursechat discussed what the CNO’s vision for nursing means to LD nurses.
'Nursing is a wonderful passport to travel'Subscription
After working in war-torn Iraq, Kate Cowhig set up a recruitment firm to give other nurses opportunities to work abroad.
#LDnursechat discussed hearing impairments in the learning disabled population.
'People with learning disabilities face extreme prejudice but keep on fighting to have a valued life'Subscription
We talk to Jim Blair, consultant nurse, intellectual (learning) disabilities at St George’s Hospital London and senior lecturer in intellectual (learning) disabilities at Kingston University and St George’s University of London, who has been a nurse for approximately 20 years.
#LDnursechat - Life on budgetSubscription
#LDnursechat discussed life on budget - specifically personal budgets and personal health budgets, and how these will affect service delivery.
A small group of learning disability professionals have set up a fortnightly Twitter chat to discuss issues relevant to learning disability nursing.