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Clarion call to protect people with early-onset dementia

04 August 2017

Learning Disability Practice

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Nurses must not be afraid to intervene on behalf of learning disability patients if they believe they are showing signs of dementia.

UN findings on UK disability rights ‘shameful and alarming’

26 September 2017

Learning Disability Practice

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A report has revealed the negative impact of UK government welfare policies on patients with disabilities. The United Nations (UN) Committee on the Rights of Persons...

Hashtag campaign launched to tackle hate crimes

26 October 2016

Learning Disability Practice

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The #ImWithSam campaign has been launched by the charity Dimensions, which provides positive behaviour support to people with learning disabilities and autism.

NHS England promises £100 million for services

26 August 2016

Learning Disability Practice

News

NHS England has allocated £100 million in capital funding to the 48 Transforming Care Partnerships responsible for discharging people with learning disabilities...

England’s CNO defends £10 million transfer delay

26 May 2017

Learning Disability Practice

News

Chief nursing officer for England Jane Cummings, pictured, has defended the delay in transferring £10 million of learning disability funding from services provided...

Trust’s emergency care rating lowered after safety concerns

06 October 2016

Emergency Nurse

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Lack of nurses and a failure to meet mandatory training targets have prompted inspectors to lower a trust’s emergency and urgent care rating.

Staff need specialist training to cope with winter demand

11 May 2016

Emergency Nurse

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INVESTING IN specialist training and improving links with community services will help to improve emergency care in hospitals, according to two leading emergency...

Oncology role comes with a ‘burden’ unique in nursing

13 June 2017

Cancer Nursing Practice

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Picture credit: Conference photographs by Neil O’Connor Recognising the signs of – and coping with – stress is especially important for cancer nurses who find...

Northern Ireland Cancer Nurse of the Year award shared

11 July 2017

Cancer Nursing Practice

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Northern Ireland’s first clinical nurse specialist for young people and a Macmillan nurse who developed a new screening tool shared the country’s Cancer Nurse of the...

Smoking and obesity are most common causes of cancer

09 May 2018

Cancer Nursing Practice

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The most common causes of all types of cancer are smoking and obesity and the NHS should make it a priority to reduce both, researchers from Cancer Research UK...
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