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 Zuzana Matousova-Done Volunteer, Bethesda Association for Persons with Disabilities, South Africa
Jonathan BeeBee Professional lead for learning disabilities, RCN Karen McKenzie Professor of Psychology, Northumbria University
Owen Doody Associate professor, University of Limerick Fintan Sheerin Associate professor of intellectual disability nursing and head of the School of Nursing & Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
Mark Gray Independent consultant Ben Thomas Professor of mental health nursing, London South Bank University; patient safety expert adviser – mental health, NHS Improvement
Neil James Consultant nurse learning disability, Swansea Bay University Health Board; visiting professor, University of South Wales; and honorary professorial fellow, University of East Anglia. Jo Welch Programme lead, University of Winchester
Helen Laverty Assistant professor learning disability nursing, Queen’s Medical Centre, University of Nottingham David Williams Head of service learning disability, transition, sensory service, Northern Care Alliance NHS Trust, Salford
Daniel Marsden Senior lecturer, Kingston University, London