HEE and NHSEI Learning Disability Nursing Celebration Event

Right here, right now

21 Jul 2021 10:00 - 16:00



Bookings will open soon. To be notified click the 'Register Interest' button above.

Join us to celebrate the contribution of students, newly registered learning disability nurses and nursing associates who have trained and qualified during the pandemic and look to the future of the profession.

The event will host keynote presentations, a variety of break-out sessions and a celebratory performance from Dance Syndrome.

A pivotal element of the event will be ensuring the voice of people with a learning disability and their families is heard within the talks and presentations.


By attending this free virtual event, delegates will:

Be able to make well informed career choices in the field of learning disability.
Understand and articulate the difference between a learning disability nurse and a TNA/NA.
Understand how all these roles help to improve the quality of life for people with a learning disability and their families.

The event will be hosted on the world leading all-in one virtual conference platform; Hopin, which enables a highly interactive and engaging experience for delegates

Note: This event is a HEE and NHSEI event. The RCN Events Team are acting as the professional conference organiser. 




We are pleased to announce Mark Radford, Chief Nurse and Deputy Chief Nursing Officer (England) will open the conference. 

Two keynote presentations:

- What it is really like to qualify and study in the midst of a pandemic 
- What has the pandemic taught us? A discussion of the ethical issues relating to the experiences that have been highlighted as a result of the pandemic.

Delegates will have the opportunity to attend 2 of 6 breakout sessions.

A celebratory performance from the Dance Syndrome.

View programme.



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