Reducing health inequalities

Sport for children with a learning disability, how can the school nurse help? by Pauline Watts

Sport can have a positive impact on the lives of children with  a learning disability in so many ways, not only from the point of view of improving physical health and well-being - weight management, healthier heart and lungs for …

Oral health – Health visitors and school nurses supporting children, young people and families by Wendy Nicholson

Over a quarter of five year olds are suffering from tooth decay - alarmingly it is one of the most common reasons why five to nine year old children are admitted to hospital, and contributes to  school absences. However, tooth …

You Said: We Did - How you helped to develop 'All Our Health' and how you can continue to do so

This blog is a thank you for colleagues who have worked with us to develop the All Our Health (AoH) approach and resources and sets out what you told us and how we have used your feedback. In 2013 we …

Let’s talk dementia - Early onset dementia in people with a learning disability - Pauline Watts

Although it is well documented that earlier onset dementia for people who have a learning disability is a higher percentage than national average, for everyone, a combination of genetics and lifestyle factors, together with chance occurrences have an impact on …