The future of learning disabilities nursing in the UK
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The future of learning disabilities nursing in the UK

Anthony Clapham Staff nurse, Mayfield Assessment and Treatment Unit, NHS Fife, Dunfermline, Fife

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.

Nursing Standard. 28, 44,44-51. doi: 10.7748/ns.28.44.44.e7967

Peer review

This article has been subject to double blind peer review

Received: 13 June 2013

Accepted: 19 December 2013