Learning Disabilities Nurse receives Silver Medal
26 June 2019

Congratulations to Shirley Chappell who recently received a prestigious silver medal in recognition of the contribution she has made to the NHS.

The award was presented by Deputy Chief Nurse for NHS England, Hilary Garratt, on Thursday afternoon as part of the centenary celebration of Learning Disability Nursing.

Shirley is a senior practitioner who has shown a huge personal and professional commitment to the development and delivery of services to people with learning disabilities.

2019 marks the 100th anniversary of Learning Disability Nursing, a specialism with knowledge, skills, attitudes and abilities to work in partnership with people who have learning disabilities, and their families and carers.