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August 29, 2018

As an 18-year-old obsessed with music who “knew” that being a rock star was only a matter of time, it was my mother’s intervention that triggered my career as a nurse who specialises in the care and support of people with intellectual disability. Oblivious to most thin...

August 23, 2018

Amazingly i’ve been qualified 20 years next month as an RNLD, when I qualified I was classed as an RNMH, I completed the Project 2000 nursing and we were often called 'projys', (not particularly flattering).  I was 19 when starting my nursing course in October 1995 and...

March 16, 2018

2nd year student learning disability nurse Ian Unitt reflects on his participation in the Student Leadership Programme.

February 9, 2017

A personal view of the Better Care Iniative

July 3, 2015

Well what an experience Strengthening the Commitment 2015 was! My blog is a bit late so apologies but finally have time to reflect properly. The whole day for me was one of passion from all those who attended for what they do. My head was spinning at times as did not k...

June 24, 2015

I arrived in Derby the night before the StC15 conference and met up with three of the team to continue our journey to increase awareness of learning disability nursing and to re-launch the nursing champion’s project.  The whole team do this in their own tim...

June 23, 2015

It is always a pleasure to be asked to organise events for learning disability nurses and other professionals in that field. First and foremost everyone wants the day to go smoothly and for their event to be as successful as possible. I worked alongside Sean Ledington...

April 26, 2015

What has the Loch Ness monster and a learning disability nurse (RNLD) got in common I hear you say, well after some reflection during my ten hour coach detour on my way back from attending Positive Choices in Cardiff, quite a lot.

Five of the

April 21, 2015

You Must Be So Caring – What does the word care mean to you ? This blog by Ben Drew discusses the topic.

About the author: Ben Drew qualified as a learning disability nurse in 2000, Ben now lives in New York and is the founder of the specialist learning disability onlin...

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