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Implementation of the NHS Knowledge and Skills Framework

09 September 2009

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article describes the implementation of the NHS Knowledge and Skills Framework (KSF) by part of an NHS trust that provides services for people with learning...

Developing a personalised tool to detect physical deterioration in adults with learning disabilities in community settings

25 March 2021

Learning Disability Practice

physical healthcare

Opportunities to detect physical health deterioration early in people with learning disabilities are often missed, which can lead to suboptimal health outcomes...

Making effective reasonable adjustments for women with learning disabilities during pregnancy

09 March 2021

Learning Disability Practice

literature review

An increasing number of women with learning disabilities are forming relationships and having children. These women are likely to have additional needs during...

COVID-19-related stressors and coping strategies of support staff working with people with learning disabilities

16 December 2021

Learning Disability Practice

mental health

Background During the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, support staff working with people with learning disabilities experienced a range of stressors...

Evaluation and its importance for nursing practice

26 April 2017

Nursing Standard

CPD

Evaluation of service delivery is an important aspect of nursing practice. Service evaluation is being increasingly used and led by nurses, who are well placed to...

Practical guidance on undertaking a service evaluation

Nursing Standard

evidence & practice

This article describes the basic principles of evaluation, focusing on the evaluation of healthcare services. It emphasises the importance of evaluation in the...