Useful video clips / blogs | Useful websites | Useful reports | University recruitment pages
Here you will find video clips, websites and reports, providing an insight into the world of learning disability nursing.
Useful Video Clips/Blogs
Student Nurse’s Poem
Molly performs her poem at the Royal College of Nursing Congress. A poignant insight into nursing as a profession. Could you be that special person?
Hear what experienced Scottish LD Nurses have to say about why they became a LD nurse.
Nursing and Midwifery Council
The nursing and midwifery regulator for England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.
Positive Choices is a conference held yearly to support Learning Disability Nursing Students, who want to drive interest and support for the field.
The Scottish Learning Disability Nursing Network
Best practice in learning disability nursing across Scotland is shared here and membership is open to student nurses and practitioners.
The Scottish Consortium for Learning Disabilities
Find out what people with learning disabilities are doing to help us get it right for them.
NHS Education for Scotland (NES)
This education and training body ensures that patients and their families get the best healthcare possible from well trained and educated staff.
View Mental Health and Learning Disabilities publications and resources.
My World of Work
Thinking about going to college or university? Looking for a job? Or considering a career change? My World of Work is there to help you through every stage of your working life, from school right up until you retire.
NHS Scotland Recruitment
See the many options for employment in nursing today.
The Knowledge Network – Learning Disabilities Portal
These webpages bring together a collection of quality assured information and learning resources to support your practice as a health and social care professionals.
Scottish Learning Disability Nurses Network (student subgroup)
Keys to Life: improving quality of life for people with learning disabilities
The main Scottish Strategy Document (Scottish Government, 2013).
The Keys to Life: Implementation Framework and Priorities 2015 – 2017
Strengthening the Commitment
Report of the UK Modernising Learning Disabilities Nursing Review (Scottish Government, 2012).
Strengthening the Commitment: One year on
Progress report on the UK Modernising Learning Disabilities Nursing Review (Scottish Government, 2013).
The National Model for Pre-Registration Learning Disability Nursing
The Scottish Government and key stakeholders are working in partnership to develop the National Model to provide excellent Pre-Registration Learning Disability Nursing programmes that are accessible to prospective student nurses across Scotland. GCU and ENU have dedicated Clinical Academics who work with colleges and NHS Boards to improve routes into the RNLD programme.
The National Model has successfully increased the number and diversity of practice placements available across Scotland. Student placements can be urban or rural; in a diverse range of clinical practice settings including children’s services, prison health care, learning disability assessment and treatment services and Community Learning Disability Nursing.