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Annual Health Checks

People with a learning disability often have poorer physical and mental health than other people. This does not need to be the case. Annual health checks are for adults and young people aged 14 or over with a learning disability. An annual health check helps…

Annual Health Checks - Mencap Easy Read

If you have a learning disability and have joined the learning disability register, you might also be able to have a free Annual Health Check. What is an Annual Health Check? An Annual Health Check is done by your doctor once a year. Your doctor will…

Explaining Coronovirus to Children

Are you having difficulty explaining Coronovirus to your child. Download the 'Explaining Coronovirus to Children' document. Its straight forward easy read.

Health Services - Referral routes into Children and Adult Services

A handy guide has been created for you to understand how to get referred into services. Some services you can call and set up an appointment yourself while others you will need someone clinical to do this for you. See the attached documents in the…

Moving from Childrens to Adults Health Services

Transition from children’s services to adults should be a smooth, seamless process during which young people and their families feel supported and confident that their care will continue to be delivered to the standard they expect. For many young people with long term conditions, the…

PALS - Health Services Concerns, Compliments and Complaints

Patient advice & Liaison Services (PALS) PALS provides on the spot help when and where you need it… The Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) is a service for anyone who needs help or information while using hospital services. If you have any questions, problems or…

Top Tips for Using NHS Services

Check out the Top Tips for using NHS services in the download section on the righthand side.

What is a Designated Clinical Officer (DCO)?

The Designated Clinical Officer (DCO) has a key role in ensuring that there is an awareness and understanding of the SEND Reforms by all of local Health providers of services and supports joined up working between health and local authorities. The DCO has oversight across…