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Ask Listen Do: Oliver’s Story NHS England

Author: Paula McGowan

Following the untimely death of her youngest child Oliver, Paula has dedicated her life to campaigning for better health care for people who have autism and learning disabilities. Read Oliver's story here.

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Bid to launch new support network for neurodiverse nurses Nursing Times

Author: Jean Luther

A senior nurse with Asperger’s syndrome is seeking to set up a new national forum to support colleagues with similar conditions and to make the NHS a better place to work for neurodiverse staff.

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RCN Peer Support Removing Disabling Barriers at Work The RCN

Author: Royal College Of Nursing

A must read document. Latest peer support guide

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New Autism & Learning Disabilities Mandatory Training for all NHS Staff; Twitter

Author: Department of Health and Social Care

Following Oliver's Campaign all NHS and social care workers will now receive mandatory training on understanding learning disability and autism.

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Student nurse urges NHS to make adjustments for neurodiverse staff Nursing Times

Author: Aaron Hobin

A student nurse is calling on NHS trusts to do more to help make working life less stressful for professionals like himself who have a neurodivergence

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Healthcare professionals need additional awareness so there is not another case like Oliver's Blog

Author: Lauren Johnston

Oliver’s story identified the necessity for awareness training of Learning Disabilities &/or Autism that all healthcare professionals require to allow person-centred care to be delivered to patients in our care.

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Neurodiversity 'toolkit' launched to help companies become more inclusive in hiring Article

Author: RTE/Adam Maguire

Companies are being encouraged to re-think the way they approach hiring, in order to encourage greater neurodiversity in the workplace.

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The Limits of Neurodiversity Psychology Today

Author: John Elder Robison

Neurological diversity is a biological fact. Neurological function varies between individuals just like other human traits. The difference is that neurological diversity has gone unrecognized until recently, while physical diversity has always been plain to see.

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14 Steps To Make Any Business More Diverse And Inclusive Forbes

Author: Valerie Moran

14 steps to follow to hire more women and ethnic minorities.

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Social media use in healthcare: A systematic review of effects on patients and on their relationship with healthcare professionals - Aug 2016 BioMed Central

Author: Edin Smailhodzic, Wyanda Hooijsma, Albert Boonstra and David J. Langley

The aim of this paper is to provide an overview of the extant literature on the effects of social media use for health related reasons on patients and their relationship with healthcare professionals.

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