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October 18, 2018

OK guys hope your thinking caps are firmly on and you are ready to unlock your artistic side?  With 100 years of learning disability nursing celebrations to be officially launched in February 2019 is inviting anyone with a passion for sharing the work that...

October 7, 2018

I now have two years experience of being a student learning disability nurse under my belt and I am about to go in to my final year. Now that my student journey is ending I thought it would be helpful to share some important lessons I have learnt while being a student....

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 4, 2018

So often we hear complaints about the NHS that I feel it is important that when something is done well we should shout about that too. This email is written from the family of Xxxxxx to tell you about the wonderful help and support we have received and thank you for th...

March 16, 2018

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

July 6, 2017

Overview of #LetmeShine17 and the co-production work between DVC and University of Wolverhampton.

December 3, 2015

My journey to becoming a learning disability nurse has been a bumpy one to say the least, some of my lowest points have included a breakdown of my relationship, my parents separating, rolling my car into a field, not qualifying for means tested bursary, failing an assi...

August 23, 2015

Learning Disabilities Public Health Observatory & iHal

Published August 24, 2015

Passing from the category of the given into the category of the intolerable: Health inequalities, people with learning disabilities, and the work of the Learning Disabilities Public Health...

August 17, 2015

Lead-Develop-Enable  are the headline tags for the new project and website development supported by Scotland’s National Implementation Group for ‪#‎StC‬  .  We have taken a quick look at the site and have found it easy to use and full of useful information....

July 22, 2015

My name is Peter Cronin and I am an MP for Lewisham Speaking Up. This week is Mental Health Awareness week. Mental health is important to everyone, especially for people with learning disabilities. I have been learning and talking about mental health for 15 years now a...

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