Nurses and other healthcare professionals are taking part in different activities and initiatives across the country to mark Learning Disability Awareness Week 2019, which also comes as staff are celebrating 100 years of the specialty.
Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust is celebrating the start of Learning Disability Week with the opening of the first unit in London for young people with a learning disability.
A new health and social care bill, which would require NHS organisations to be “open and honest” when things go wrong, is being introduced to the Welsh parliament today.
Over a quarter of staff working in prisons have been the victim of physical violence within the last year, according to a survey a coalition of trade unions and professional organisations.
Pauline Cafferkey, the UK nurse who almost died from ebola, has given birth to twin boys, the Greater Glasgow and Clyde health board has announced.
An NHS trust in Doncaster has become to latest to launch an innovative ”passport” scheme to help make care and treatment easier for people with a learning disability.
A mental health trust in Sussex has been fined £200,000 for failing to keep a teenager who was known to be suicidal safe while he was in prison.
A specialist nurse is helping patients to camouflage scars and skin conditions as part of a “life-changing” service, which is set to expand across a trust in East Anglia.
District and general practice nurses are being brought together to work side-by-side in Leeds, as part of ambitious integration plans anticipated to free up staff time by reducing duplication.
A nurse who was arrested for the second time as part of an ongoing investigation into baby deaths at a neonatal unit in Cheshire has been bailed.