Increasing the workforce in remote and rural areas

Hazel Powell, Chris Derbyshire, Colin Macpherson, Christine Pollock, Pat Bradley

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This article describes a pilot scheme launched to address workforce needs in remote and rural areas of Scotland, in which three universities collaborated in the delivery of a pre-registration learning disability nurse education programme. The article includes findings from an interim evaluation of the scheme and makes recommendations for improvement. This article will be of interest to academics, learning disability nurses, commissioners and workforce planners throughout the UK who want to devise flexible and sustainable models of pre-registration nurse education in all fields of nursing.

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Original languageEnglish
Specialist publicationLearning Disability Practice
Publication statusPublished - 2012


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