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Why I became a learning disability nurse – and how it inspires me

From college nurse to senior lecturer, five learning disability nurses explain how they were drawn to the specialty and why the varied role is special to them

From college nurse to senior lecturer, five learning disability nurses explain how they were drawn to the specialty and why the varied role is special to them

  • One nurse sees learning disability nursing as a specialty where you can make a difference and help people who do not have a voice
  • Another was inspired by volunteering in a resource centre or working at a holiday club, while one switched from working as an interpreter
  • A senior clinical adviser explains how he is constantly amazed at the variety of things you can do in learning disability nursing

Learning disability nursing can take

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