Our editorial advisory board

Learning Disability Practice’s editorial advisory board consists of nurses working with people with learning disabilities in the UK and internationally, who advise on journal content and are members of the journal’s peer review panel

The Learning Disability Practice editorial advisory board consists of the following members:

Sam Abdulla Lecturer/staff nurse, Edinburgh Napier University Karen McKenzie Professor of Psychology, Northumbria University
Jonathan BeeBee Chief enablement officer/nurse consultant, PBS4, Southampton Duncan Mitchell Professor emeritus, Manchester Metropolitan University
Mark Gray Independent consultant Elizabeth Perkins Research associate professor, University of South Florida
Neil James Director of practice education, School of Health Sciences, University of East Anglia Eamonn Slevin Service manager, Autism Initiatives Northern Ireland
Helen Laverty Professional lead for learning disability nursing, Queen’s Medical Centre, University of Nottingham Laurence Taggart Institute of Nursing and Health Research, Ulster University, Northern Ireland
Daniel Marsden Senior lecturer, Kingston University, London Ben Thomas Professor of mental health nursing, London South Bank University; patient safety expert adviser – mental health, NHS Improvement
Zuzana Matousova-Done Volunteer, Bethesda Association for Persons with Disabilities, South Africa Jo Welch Programme lead/senior lecturer nursing, Faculty of Business, Law and Sport, University of Winchester