‘Day in the life of….’ Isla McGlade Professional Learning/Intellectual Disabilities and Neurodevelopmental Nursing Advisor

In our latest ‘Day in the Life of Series’ showcasing the diversity of roles within learning disability nursing, Isla McGlade Professional Learning/Intellectual Disabilities and Neurodevelopmental Nursing Advisor with the Autism and Learning Disabilities Team,  Scottish Government  (www.gov.scot), Health and Social Care Directorate, talks about her role. What is your job title and your main role/responsibilities? […]

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Day in the life…. of a nurse in Perinatal Mental Health Services

In our latest ‘Day in the Life of Series’ showcasing the diversity of roles within learning disability nursing, Lydia Marsden from Hywel Dda Health Board talks about her role as a nurse in Perinatal Mental Health. What is your job title and your main role/responsibilities? I am currently working as a nurse in Perinatal Mental […]

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A Day in the Life of …. A Clinical Lead/Registered Domiciliary Care Manager

  In our latest ‘Day in the Life’ Series, we are showcasing the diversity of roles within learning disability nursing. In the first of our blogs in this series, Sarah New, Clinical Lead/Registered Domiciliary Care Manager, at HM Prison & Young Offenders’ Institution Parc in Bridgend, South Wales, tells us about her role. What is […]

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Are we teaching pre-registration nurses the right skills for working in clinical practice: a respiratory perspective

This week’s blog has been written by Dr Nicola Roberts (@DrNRoberts), Associate Professor at Edinburgh Napier University, who raises the question whether pre-registration nursing programmes are teaching the right skills for contemporary clinical respiratory practice. Our recent study examined what respiratory care content is being taught in UK pre-registration nursing programmes in approved education institutions. The […]

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Grassroots support: how diverse nursing associations are making a difference

This week’s blog is by Rohit Sagoo (@RohitSagoo) – Children’s nurse and academic, founder and director of British Sikh Nurses (@NursesSikh). For many years, the NHS has benefited from recruiting overseas nurses. Reliance on overseas nurses is ever-growing not only in the UK but across the globe. The pandemic has put unprecedented pressure on the nursing […]

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My year as a Florence Nightingale Foundation Digital Leadership Scholar

This week’s blog is written Ellen Edwards (@EllenCEdwards), Senior Practice Educator – Clinical Support Desk, Welsh Ambulance Service. As with many nursing development journeys it all started with an email. Having always been enthusiastic about learning and personal development, when the email arrived in my inbox, I was quite intrigued. FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE DIGITAL LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP […]

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