Will learning disability nurses plug the workplace support gap?
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Will learning disability nurses plug the workplace support gap?

Wendy Johnson Associate director of safeguarding, Great Western Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Swindon

Nurses could be used as a resource to provide direct workplace support for people with learning disabilities who are also autistic

It is widely accepted that having equality and diversity in healthcare provision is important. Indeed, it is seen as a major part of the solution to the challenges facing the health service – the theory being that the more diverse the workforce, the more talented and innovative those teams will be.

Learning Disability Practice. 25, 1, 13-13. doi: 10.7748/ldp.25.1.13.s5

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