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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 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 6, 2018

From the start, I have felt so supported at the University of South Wales and as my course has progressed it has become more evident that I made the right decision to train as a learning disability nurse, to be able to work towards achieving the best possible health an...

May 11, 2018

This is not meant to be an academic piece of work, more a list of suggestions on how I see the current workforce crisis being alleviated.  I have frustrating seen all the workforce warnings from people such as Bob Gates over the last few years come to fruition and was...

August 3, 2017

This reflective account will focus on time spent with the Learning Disability (LD)/ Autism Professional Lead for a mental health service.

The very core of this role is being a LD nurse in a mental health service, advocating the needs of people with LD and/or Autism Spec...

July 6, 2017

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

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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