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Pay More Attention – where it began

I always think it’s important to know how studies have come about; often in healthcare they come from a particular professional experience and a desire to improve patient experience and outcomes. My interest in learning disabilities started in 1997, when as a newly qualified staff nurse working at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) I experienced at first hand the rewards and challenges of caring for children and young people with learning disabilities and their families on the ward. The challenges associated with managing pain and discomfort were particularly difficult. At… Read more Pay More Attention – where it began