Your browser is no longer supported

For the best possible experience using our website we recommend you upgrade to a newer version or another browser.

Your browser appears to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of this website, please enable cookies in your browser

We'll assume we have your consent to use cookies, for example so you won't need to log in each time you visit our site.
Learn more

Learning disability


medibears filming

‘Special teddy bears’ to help children with learning disabilities in hospitalSubscription

11 January, 2019 By Megan Ford

A specialist nurse and her colleague have introduced “special teddy bears” to help children and young patients with learning disabilities understand clinical procedures at a hospital in East Anglia. 

How to contact the news team

If you have a story you think may be of interest, please email Nursing Times editor Steve Ford at or senior reporter Gemma Mitchell at

Job of the week

Related jobs