Opinion, analysis and debate
If no action is taken to improve the quality of learning disability nursing then we are likely to see more “Winterbourne View” care failings, warns Bob Gates
We talk to Irene Anderson, programme tutor tissue viability, reader in learning and teaching in healthcare practice and a national teaching fellow at the University of Hertfordshire, who qualified as a nurse in 1981.
'Quality assurance is not a tick box'Subscription
Patients will be more confident in your services if you can show their quality.
No one who watched the Panorama documentary on the Winterbourne care home for people with learning disabilities could have felt anything but extreme distress and anger.
Ros Moore,chief nursing officer for Scotland looks at how devolution has shaped healthcare in Scotland
'How can nurses contribute to the care of some of the most vulnerable groups in our society?'Subscription
This month, CNO Christine Beasley discusses clinical senates, learning disabilities and dementia in the UK
Senior lecturer, Peter Woodward, argues in light of the BBC Panorama case, the advantages of registration and the positive attitude of support staff towards registration, it should happen as soon as possible
Last week brought yet more bad news for those in the caring professions.
Thriving, not maroonedSubscription
Heike Guilford, head of nursing for an independent hospital, believes myths about independent nursing need to be debunked
'I love this job and there's lots left to do'Subscription
We talk to the chief nursing officer for Scotland, Ros Moore, who has been a nurse for 32 years