‘Swift’ action needed to stem decline of specialist nurses
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‘Swift’ action needed to stem decline of specialist nurses

NHS figures reveal diminishing numbers over the past five years

Decisive action on the dwindling number of learning disability nurses is needed if ‘catastrophic’ consequences are to be avoided, a leading consultant nurse is warning.

Learning Disability Practice. 21, 1, 6-6. doi: 10.7748/ldp.21.1.6.s2

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