The future of learning disabilities nursing in the UK

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Clapham A (2014) The future of learning disabilities nursing in the UK.

Nursing Standard. 28, 44, 44-51. Date of submission: June 13 2013; date of acceptance: December 19 2013.

This article appraises the report Strengthening the Commitment, which is a UK-wide review of learning disabilities nursing by the UK’s four chief nursing officers. Strengthening the Commitment has strategic importance in reviewing progress in the care of people with learning disabilities in the UK. It also has a role in helping to guide future strategies and initiatives addressing the continuing health inequalities experienced by people with learning disabilities throughout the UK.


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