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the world of Work

01 September 2005

Learning Disability Practice

A&S Science

In 2000, there were an estimated 6.6 million ‘long-term’ disabled people of working age in the UK (Woolnough 2001). People with learning disabilities account for a...

Insights into the use and complexities of the Policy Delphi technique

24 January 2014

Nurse Researcher

Consensus methods

Aim To describe the Policy Delphi technique and show how it was used in a research study in the Republic of Ireland. Background Policy Delphi is a variant of the...

Clinical commissioning: the nurse’s role

08 October 2014

Nursing Standard

CPD

The move to place clinicians at the centre of healthcare commissioning has been an integral aspect of reforms to health and social care in England. This article...

Safeguarding children

01 February 2005

Paediatric Nursing

Continuing professional development

Nurses are well placed to identify behaviour or circumstances that might signify a child is at risk and to contribute to measures designed to protect children....

Safeguarding children

01 February 2005

Paediatric Nursing

CPD

Nurses are well placed to identify behaviour or circumstances that might signify a child is at risk and to contribute to measures designed to protect children....

Safeguarding children

01 May 2005

Primary Health Care

CPD

Nurses are well placed to identify behaviour or circumstances that might signify a child is at risk and to contribute to measures designed to protect children....

dearth by indifference: can learning disability nursing survive?

01 November 2007

Learning Disability Practice

A&S Science

It seems that the rumours have turned out to be true and that the future education of student nurses in England is set for a radical overhaul. This, it is strongly...

Avoidable deaths: predictable coverage?

01 February 2007

Mental Health Practice

Risk

‘One person a week is killed by someone with a mental illness’ was the headline used in much of the television and press coverage of Avoidable Deaths, the five-year...

Strategy for action: helping vulnerable children to reach their potential

01 October 2004

Mental Health Practice

Children

The government’s green paper on children at risk, Every Child Matters (DfES 2003), the Children Bill currently before the House of Commons and the recently published...

Multi-agency public protection panels: speaking different languages

01 February 2007

Mental Health Practice

General

Effective communication and information exchange between key agencies is viewed as an essential aspect of the new modes of crime control that focus on risk (Kemshall...
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