Mr Garry DiackSenior Lecturer

Specialist Areas


Learning Disability Nursing, Disability Studies

Research Interests


The role and effectiveness of partnerships in health and social care organisations
The awareness of learning disability issues amongst healthcare professionals
Hate and mate crime against people with learning disabilities

Professional Body Membership and Activity


Nursing & Midwifery Council
International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual Disability (IASSID)
British Institute of Learning Disabilities (B.I.L.D.)
Reviewer for British Journal of Learning Disabilities

Research Outputs

Chapters

Diack G.W., Cohen H. 2008. "Effective Communication" in: L.L. Clark and P. Griffiths (eds) Learning Disability and Other Intellectual Impairments: Meeting Needs Throughout Health Services. John Wiley and Sons, Chichester. pp.41-54
isbn: 978-0-470034-71-2

Diack G.W. 2008. "The National Service Framework for Long-Term Conditions: Towards the integration of a learning disability perspective" in: M. Presho (eds) Managing Long-term Conditions: A social model for community practice. John Wiley and Sons, Chichester. pp.83-101
isbn: 978-0-470059-32-6

Journal Articles

Clark L., Diack G.W. 2007. "A vision for learning disability: where to now?" Learning Disability Practice, vol.10 no.2, pp.16-19
issn: 1465-8712 url: http://learningdisabilitypractice.rcnpublishing.co.uk/resources/archive/GetArticleById.asp?ArticleId=4257

Conference Presentations

Diack G.W. (2013) "Engaging people with learning disabilities in their healthcare pathways", invited speaker at Practice Nurse Conference, Birmingham NEC, 13 November.

Diack G.W. (2013) "Engaging people with learning disabilities in their healthcare pathways", invited speaker at Practice Nurse Conference, Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, 30 May.

Diack G.W. (2012) "Engaging people with learning disabilities in their healthcare pathways", invited speaker at Practice Nurse Conference, Newcastle Race Course, Newcastle, 3 May.

Diack G.W., Fairhurst E. 2008. "Swimming in Both Waters: A Case Study of a Learning Disability Partnership in Greater Manchester" at: 13h World Congress of the International Association for the Study of Intellectual Disabilities (IASSID). Cape Town, South Africa.

Diack G.W. 2005. "Developing a B.O.L.D.E.R. Pathway" at: RCN Conference. Rochdale, UK.

Diack G.W. 2004. "Developing and piloting a screening tool for dementia in Tameside" at: RCN Conference. Rochdale, UK.

Current Teaching Input


Learning Disability Specialist Practitioner Course L6/L7
Developing Research Skills L6/L7
Developing Leadership in Professional Practice L6/L7
Pre-Registration – Learning Disability Awareness
Mentor Preparation - NMC course L6/L7
Social Change Programme - Learning Disabilities and Social Inclusion: Truth or Dare? L5 (Social Care Programme)

Other Responsibilities


Course Leader - Multi-Professional Support for Learning and Assessment in Practice (MSLAP)
Garry Diack

Research Centre

Health, Rehabilitation and Psychology

Department

Social Work & Social Change Dept
and Nursing Department
Birley Building
Birley Fields Campus
53 Bonsall Street
Manchester
M15 6GX

Tel: 0161 247 2218

Email: g.diack@mmu.ac.uk