Working in a youth offending team: the learning disability nurse’s role
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Working in a youth offending team: the learning disability nurse’s role

Karina Hepworth Senior nurse specialist learning disabilities, South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, Kirklees, Huddersfield

This article highlights the importance of learning disability nurses’ skills to youth offending teams. Through the use of a case study, it explains why this role is making a difference in one location in the UK and how it could and should make a difference in other youth offending teams.

Nursing Standard. 23, 39,35-40. doi: 10.7748/ns2009.06.23.39.35.c7038

Correspondence

karina.hepworth@kirklees.gov.uk

Peer review

This article has been subject to double blind peer review