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The government has launched a consultation on proposals to introduce mandatory learning disabilities and autism training for all nurses in England.
Shortages of learning disabilities nurses are hampering long-drawn national plans to end the practice of vulnerable people being inappropriately sent away from their families for care, leading nurses have warned.
Nurses and other healthcare staff are set to be given new training on how to better support people with learning disabilities in a bid to prevent more lives being “tragically cut short”, under latest government proposals.
Sleep-in shift pay debate set to reach Supreme Court Subscription
A debate over how much carers staying at their place of work overnight should be paid is set to be taken to the UK’s highest court.
Another care home scandal like Winterbourne View could happen again unless the government takes action, campaigners warned today.
Presenting information in an easy-read format can reduce inequalities in decision-making for patients with learning disabilities
People with learning disabilities often experience barriers in accessing healthcare. This project aims to educate staff and measure attitudes before and after training
Exploring the lived experiences of people with learning disabilities who are dying of cancerSubscription
Little is known about the additional needs of people with learning disabilities who have cancer. This observational study aimed to address this gap
One in three Primary Care Trusts (PCTs) in England have promised to improve services for disabled children.
Avoidable deaths of people with learning disabilities highlight the importance of the RNLD qualification, says Richard Brittle