Daniel Marsden

School: School of Nursing

Job Title: Senior Lecturer - Learning Disability Nursing


Phone: 07768 145608

Location: Kingston Hill Campus


Daniel Marsden qualified as RNLD in 1998 and has practiced in NHS services since then, in childrens, community, acute hospitals and as a Consultant Nurse at Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust and University of Hertfordshire.

Passionate about person centred care, nursing and practice development, Daniel has several funding awards and publications, including MSc research project, a participatory action research project. Daniel has founded a number of organisations to facilitate community inclusion with people with learning disabilities, including Kent Surey Sussex Learning Disability Community of Practice, the Twitter based WeLDNurses and Anchorians Equal Teams Football Club - administered and run by and for people with learning disabilities.

A committed practice developer, Daniel is an International Fellow of the Engalnd Centre for Practice Development, and has been a past member of the RCN Learning Disability Nursing Forum.

Daniel is keen to develop communities that are committed to developing inclusive and participatory research intent on care and support that is person centred.

Academic and professional qualifications

  • MSc, Interprofessional Health and Social Care (Endorsement : Practice Development, Canterbury Christchurch University
  • BSc(Hons), Community Health Nursing ( Learning Disabilities), University of Brighton

Professional experience

  • 2016 - 2018
    Consultant Nurse - Learning Disabilities, Hertfordshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust & University of Hertfordshire
  • 2008 - 2016
    Practice Development Nurse & Clinical Lead for Learning Disabilities, East Kent Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • 2003 - 2008
    Community Learning Disability Nurse / Health Facilitator, Kent and Medway Partnership NHS Trust - Medway
  • 1999 - 2001
    Community Learning Disability Nurse, South Downs Health - Brighton
  • 1998 - 1999
    Staff Nurse, South Downs Health - Chailey Heritage

Professional registration and membership

  • Registered Nurse in Learning Disabilities, Nursing and Midwifery Council
  • International Fellow, England Centre of Practice Development
  • Member, Royal College of Nursing

Research interests

Nursing, People with learning disabilities, Practice Development, participatory and inclusive methodology, capacity / autonomy, equality, social justice.

Grants and funding

  • 2016 - 2018
    Learning Disability Reasonable Adjustments Workshops
  • 2016 - 2017
    Employing people with learning disabilities in East Kent Hospitals Trust
  • 2012 - 2016
    Implementing and evaluating 'My Healthcare Passport' in practice for people with learning disabilities
  • 2009 - 2013
    Implementation and evaluation of Project Search : A supported employment project for people with learing disabilities


Number of items: 17.


Adams, Danielle, Carr, Claudia, Marsden, Daniel and Senior, Kate (2018) An update on informed consent and the effect on the clinical practice of those working with people with a learning disability. Learning Disability Practice, 21(4), pp. 36-40. ISSN (print) 1465-8712

Marsden, Daniel and Wyatt, Ross (2017) Get involved in the ethical debate on prenatal testing. Learning Disability Practice, 20(2), p. 14. ISSN (print) 1465-8712

Marsden, Daniel and Giles, Rachel (2017) The 4C framework for making reasonable adjustments for people with learning disabilities. Nursing Standard, 31(21), pp. 45-53. ISSN (print) 0029-6570

Marsden, Daniel (2017) Book Review : Going to the Dentist/Rose Gets in Shape. Nursing Standard, 31(22), p. 32. ISSN (print) 0029-6570

Marsden, Daniel (2015) Webwise Review : Mencap. Nursing Standard, 29(42), p. 30. ISSN (print) 0029-6570

Marsden, Daniel (2013) How East Kent is making the NHS workforce more inclusive. HSJ Technology and Innovation,

Abdulla, Samuel, Marsden, Daniel, Wilson, Sally and Parker, Michelle (2013) Networking opportunities for learning disability nurses. Learning Disability Practice, 16(5), pp. 30-32. ISSN (print) 1465-8712

Marsden, Daniel (2012) Parking to achieve conscious competence : a reflection about practice development in the context of people with learning disabilities using hospital services. International Practice Development Journal, 2(1), ISSN (online) 2046-9292

Atkinson, David, Marsden, Daniel and Meneer, Nory (2012) Focus on the future. Learning Disability Practice, 15(2), p. 9. ISSN (print) 1465-8712

Marsden, Daniel, Green, Anthony, March, Tracy and Ledington, Sean (2012) The role of technology in learning disability nursing. Learning Disability Practice, 15(3), pp. 28-30. ISSN (print) 1465-8712

Marsden, Daniel (2002) Critical policy. Learning Disability Practice, 5(3), pp. 20-23. ISSN (print) 1465-8712


Abdulla, Samuel [Contributor], Avellino, Vicky [Contributor], Bailey, Carol [Contributor], Ball, Jo [Contributor], Beatie, Cheryl [Contributor], Birtchnell, Deborah [Contributor], Boyce, Diana [Contributor], Breddick, Jenna [Contributor], Burke, Noel [Contributor], Camden-Smith, Claudia [Contributor], Casserly, Emily [Contributor], Chester, Rebecca [Contributor], Claridge-Lawrence, Anita [Contributor], Clark, David [Contributor], Clayton, Sarah [Contributor], Cole, Christina [Contributor], Collins, Natasha [Contributor], Cooper, Ruth [Contributor], Dexter, Lisa [Contributor], Dolman, Jennifer [Contributor], Donnelly, Mary [Contributor], Dorman, Terri [Contributor], Dunne, Catherine [Contributor], Fearns, Debra [Editor], Fisher-Joannides, Joanna [Contributor], Fletcher, Natasha [Contributor], Futcher, Sarah [Contributor], Gates, Bob [Editor], Gormley-Fleming, Elizabeth [Contributor], Graham, Aiden [Contributor], Hawkins, James [Contributor], Holmes, Sarah [Contributor], James, Joanne [Contributor], Jones, Jennifer [Contributor], Keer, Nichola [Contributor], Kelly, Sandra [Contributor], Keighley, Amanda [Contributor], Maloret, Paul [Contributor], Marsden, Daniel [Contributor], Moulster, Gweneth [Contributor], Murray, Helen [Contributor], O'Driscoll, David [Contributor], O'Toole, Mary [Contributor], Parker, Michelle [Contributor], Jones, Maggie [Contributor], Roberts, Sheila [Contributor], Sayekaya, Florence [Contributor], Simpson, Tracey-Jo [Contributor], Smith, Paul [Contributor], Sooben, Rooja [Contributor], Surfraz, Mohammad [Contributor], Tendayi, Gamuchirayi [Contributor], Webb, Melanie [Contributor], Webster, Anne [Contributor], Weinrabe, David [Contributor], Welch, Jo [Editor], Williamson, Alison [Contributor], Wilson, Sally [Contributor] and Wilton, Melissa [Contributor] (2015) Learning disability nursing at a glance. Chichester, U.K. : Wiley Blackwell. 163p. (At a Glance Series) ISBN 9781118506134

Book Section

Marsden, Daniel and Wilson, Sally (2016) Cardiology. In: Hardy, Steve , Chaplin, Eddie and Woodward, Peter, (eds.) Supporting the physical health needs of people with learning disabilities. Hove, U.K. : Pavillion. pp. 63-72. ISBN 9781910366257

Marsden, Daniel and Wilson, Sally (2016) Respiratory illness. In: Hardy, Steve , Chaplin, Eddie and Woodward, Peter, (eds.) Supporting the physical health needs of people with learning disabilities. Hove, U.K. : Pavillion. pp. 53-62. ISBN 9781910366257

Conference or Workshop Item

Marsden, Daniel and Giles, Rachel (2017) Co-creating & implementing a reasonable adjustments framework in an acute hospital trust. In: Bridging the Gap : From Evidence to Improved Health for Persons with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities; 19-20 Jun 2017, Belfast, U.K.. (Unpublished)


Marsden, Daniel, Carliell, Mandy, Giles, Rachel, Bridger, Deborah, Abeles, Susan, McKenzie, Caroline, Walker, Tina and Roberts, Glenda (2016) A participatory action research project into the implementation and evaluation of My Healthcare Passport. (Project Report) Foundation of Nursing Studies. 210 p.

Marsden, Daniel and Field, Claire (2016) Conference Evaluation 2016. (Discussion Paper) Kent, Surrey and Sussex Learning Disability Community of Practice, U.K.

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