The role of nurses and midwives in meeting the health needs of people with learning (intellectual) disabilities

This week’s EBN Twitter Chat, on Wednesday 16th March 2016 between 20:00 – 21:00 hrs (GMT), will focus on the role of nurses and midwives in meeting the health needs of people with learning (intellectual) disabilities. The Twitter Chat (#ebnjc) will be hosted by Ruth Northway (@NorthwayRuth) who is a Professor of Learning Disability Nursing. […]

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The #hellomynameis campaign reaches its 3rd anniversary

This weeks ENB twitter chat on Wednesday the 2nd of March between 8-9pm(GMT) UK will be hosted by Kate Granger a doctor, but also a terminally ill cancer patient. and founder of the #hellomynameis campaign, and will focus on the importance of healthcare workers introducing themselves to patients. Participating in the twitter chat requires a Twitter account; […]

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A Student Nurse Experience of Learning Disability Nursing

This week our EBN Blog Series has focused on Learning Disability with thought-provoking blogs from Professor Ruth Northway, on nursing older people with learning disabilities and Nurse Consultant Jonathan Beebee, on the future of learning disability nursing.  Today we are delighted to share the student nurse perspective on learning disability nursing from student nurse Amy Wixey, a […]

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Older People and Learning Disabilities

This December EBN has been sharing inspiring blogs from across all the fields of nursing and midwifery practice.  This week we are delighted to bring you three contributions from Learning Disability Nursing.  Today’s blog comes from Professor Ruth Northway on the topic of meeting the needs of older people with learning disabilities.  Remember to check out […]

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Parenting Children with Intellectual Disabilities

We are delighted to introduce Carole Beighton, EBN’s guest blogger this week.  Carole Beighton is a multi-professional facilitator teaching at St Georges NHS Trust.  She is an RGN and an RNLD and a part time doctoral research student from the School of Health and Social Care at London South Bank University.  She is the parent […]

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Learning disability nurse education: the impact on patent care

By Niall Dew, Head of Practice Education for the Department of Health Sciences, University of Huddersfield will be leading this week’s ENB twitter chat on Wednesday the 15th of April between 8-9pm UK time focusing on ‘the impact of learning disability nurse education on patent care.’ Participating in the twitter chat requires a Twitter account; […]

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