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June 21, 2019

On national learning disability nurse day I wanted to be able to celebrate our 100 years anniversary  with a nice pint of Leffe but the recent Panorama show around Whorlton Hall made it clear to me that there is no time to celebrate as there is work to be done.  How ca...

October 22, 2018


This has probably been one of the most challenging yet satisfying year I have experienced in my twenty-eight years.  I have laughed (a lot), cried (on occasions), and shared in others sense of injustice (especially about how they access and are...

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...

March 8, 2017

I work on the Learning Disability Programme within NHS England as a Clinical Lead on “Stopping Over medication of People” (STOMP) with learning disabilities, autism or both. I work closely with Carl Shaw who is our lead Learning Disability Adviser on STOMP.

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July 1, 2011

These comments are from student and qualified learning disability nurses via a questionnaire on our social media sites (2011)

Emma Healy Well I decided to become an LD nurse after being a support worker for 2 and a half years and wanted to be more involved and wanted to...

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