Strengthening the Commitment – Documents

The Report of the UK Modernising Learning Disabilities Nursing Review: Strengthening the Commitmentwas released in April 2012. Since then a Northern Ireland Action Plan has been developed to take forward its recommendations. Following a period of consultation the Action Plan was officially launched in June 2014.

A Northern Ireland Regional Collaborative has been established by the DHSSPS’s Chief Nursing Officer Charlotte McArdle to support delivery of the actions of the Modernising Learning Disabilities Nursing Review Strengthening the Commitment Northern Ireland Action Plan (DHSSPS 2014).

The Northern Ireland Regional Collaborative (the Collaborative) is chaired by Dr Glynis Henry, CBE, Head of Clinical Education Centre. This programme of work is facilitated and  supported by NIPEC. The Collaborative currently includes representation from, the Independent Sector, all five of the Health and Social Care Trusts, Educational Providers, NIPEC, the Health and Social Care Board and Public Health Agency.