Three universities in Scotland have collaborated on a pilot scheme to help learning disability nurses practise closer to home. Hazel Powell and colleagues discuss the results
This article describes a pilot scheme launched to address workforce needs in remote and rural areas of Scotland, in which three universities collaborated in the delivery of a pre-registration learning disability nurse education programme. The article includes findings from an interim evaluation of the scheme and makes recommendations for improvement. This article will be of interest to academics, learning disability nurses, commissioners and workforce planners throughout the UK who want to devise flexible and sustainable models of pre-registration nurse education in all fields of nursing.
Learning Disability Practice. 15, 7, 28-31. doi: 10.7748/ldp2012.09.15.7.28.c9250Correspondence
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