Department of Health/Scottish Government, 2012


This review was commissioned and led by the Chief Nursing Officer for Scotland on behalf of chief nursing officers across the UK. It involved a four-country partnership approach and included wide stakeholder involvement.


The report aims to ensure that people with learning disabilities of all ages have access to expert Learning Disabilities Nurses and that their families and carers get the best support and care. It also seeks to make best use of Learning Disabilities Nurses throughout the entire health and social care system and improve the career image of learning disabilities nursing as a whole.