Our editors

Christine WalkerChristine Walker


Christine is the editor of Learning Disability Practice and has also been managing editor at Nursing Standard. She trained as a journalist and has worked for a variety of publications, and in health and medical communications. Christine is also editor of Nursing Children and Young People and a clinical editor specialising in nursing. Contact Christine if you would like to write an article for Learning Disability Practice or have an idea for an article that you would like us to follow up. The journal is seeking articles on all aspects of caring for children and adults with autism and learning disabilities.

Email: chris.walker@rcni.com
Call: 020 8872 3154
Twitter: @RCNi_Christine

Michael BrownMichael Brown

Consultant editor

Michael is professor of nursing, Queen's University Belfast. He is a health sciences graduate from Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, and holds a master’s degree in policy and politics from the University of Edinburgh. He undertook a postgraduate teaching certificate and doctorate at Edinburgh Napier University and is a fellow of the Higher Education Academy. He has published in the nursing literature on a range of issues relating to the care and treatment of people with learning disabilities. 

Fatima Hasan

Sub editor
Email: fatima.hasan@rcni.com

Michael Watson

Copy editor
Email: michael.watson@rcni.com

Helen Hyland

Administration manager
Tel: +44(0)208 872 3138
Email: helen.hyland@rcni.com

Sandra Lynch

Administration assistant