A smooth pathway to surgery – supporting patients with learning disabilities
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A smooth pathway to surgery – supporting patients with learning disabilities

How the can-do attitude of nursing support worker Rea Pugh-Davies ensures vulnerable surgical patients feel reassured during their hospital stay

A nursing support worker is proving that creative planning can make even the most complex hospital admissions a positive experience, as she supports people with learning disabilities to have the surgery they need.

Nursing Standard. 35, 11, 28-29. doi: 10.7748/ns.35.11.28.s15

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