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Learning Disabilities

The Learning Disability Liaison Nurses work to increase awareness of the needs of people who have learning disabilities through training, advice and guidance in order to achieve equal access to hospital services. They enable hospital staff to meet individuals’ needs whilst accessing hospital care by:

  • Recommending changes in practice
  • Promoting best practice within the hospital settings through involvement in strategic planning
  • Promoting effective communication with individuals and their support network

Procedures Provided

Links to tertiary centres:

Specialist Healthcare Team, Services for People with Learning Disabilities, Twinwoods Clinical Resource Centre

Clinicians - Consultants/Specialist Nurses

Learning Disabilities

Learning and Disability Nurse

Referral Process

Referrals can be made via:

  • Hospital flagging system (iPM)
  • Email
  • Extenstion 8271
  • Bleep 377

Useful Contacts

  • Bleep Number
  • Outpatients booking department:
    01582 561385
  • Switchboard
    01582 491166