Diversity in nursing: why it’s time to think neurodiversity
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Diversity in nursing: why it’s time to think neurodiversity

Alison Moore Health journalist

How a nurse network aims to help staff thrive and make workplaces more ‘autism-friendly’

A support network for nurses with conditions such as autism and dyslexia has been set up to help healthcare employers create environments in which such staff flourish. As the name suggests, the NeuroDiverse Nurses UK Network embraces the concept of ‘neurodiversity’ – the umbrella term many use to describe those whose brains learn and process information differently.

Nursing Standard. 36, 1, 67-69. doi: 10.7748/ns.36.1.67.s23

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