England’s chief nursing officer says increasing LD nursing numbers is priority

Ruth May also hinted at a possible return of the bursary to support nursing students
CNO for England Ruth May speaking at the Learning Disability Nursing conference in Manchester

England's chief nursing officer Ruth May told a conference this week that increasing the number of learning disability nurses was a priority and hinted at the reintroduction of the bursary

Increasing the learning disability workforce of the future is a top priority for England’s chief nursing officer Ruth May.

She also hinted at a possible return for the bursary to support nursing students when she addressed the fifth annual RCNi Learning Disability Nursing Conference – supported by Learning Disability Practice – in Manchester.

Watch: Ruth May reveals her three priorities for nursing


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