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Wristband technology could transform service-users’ lives

29 May 2018

Learning Disability Practice


One of the many knock-on effects of the crisis in social care is an increasing number of adults with autism becoming ‘marooned’ in mental health hospitals, according...

End is nigh for ‘outstanding’ Calderstones Hospital

27 November 2017

Learning Disability Practice


The Whalley-based long-stay facility in Lancashire turned things round after a damning report in 2013 – but it is now scheduled to close. So what does the future...

Ending bigotry faced by LGBT people with learning disabilities

24 January 2018

Learning Disability Practice


Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues can often be overlooked in learning disability care – but some initiatives across England are seeking to provide a safe...

Safe staffing group broadens its focus

30 October 2014

Nursing Management


A LEADING nurse campaign group is to turn its focus to the community sector in its fight for safe nurse staffing levels.

NUH Staff

26 August 2015

Nursing Management

App Review

NOTTINGHAM UNIVERSITY Hospitals NHS Trust is one of the biggest trusts in the country and is a champion of digital communications. So it is no surprise that it is...


24 September 2015

Nursing Older People

App Review

THE SCOTTISH Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN) has come up with a handy little app.

Politicians alienate nurses at their peril

30 July 2014

Nursing Standard


Nurses and midwives always put their patients first so it is a measure of the sheer frustration and anger that staff are now feeling over their pay and conditions...

Nurses are being ‘fobbed off’ by NICE when it comes to safe staffing

21 May 2014

Nursing Standard


Nursing is being ‘given the runaround’ by being asked to collect more and more workforce data while the causes of insufficient staffing – lack of money and lack of...

Want weekend working Mr Hunt? Then pay for it

22 July 2015

Nursing Standard


I loved the #ImInWorkJeremy Twitter response to the health secretary’s ultimatum last week over moving to a seven-day NHS by 2020. Health staff posted selfies of...

The NHS won’t cope without non-EU nurses

03 June 2015

Nursing Standard


It was good to see so many Filipino nurses standing up for themselves and protesting outside the Daily Mail offices after the newspaper’s blatantly racist reporting...
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