Learning Disability Help and Support

Patients who have a Learning Disability (LD) are supported by our Doctors and Nurses, our lead LD GP is Dr Laura Rodriguez. Patients are offered an annual assessment, this is with our Advanced Nurse Practitioner Lewis and HCA Claire.

This allows patients or carers to ask any questions about their health, the nurse can refer you to a specialist team if it is needed. You can also have your urine tested/dipped at this appointment.

A general health check will be done to make sure you are getting the best treatment. The easy read leaflet to fill in the questionnaire, and the questionnaire will be sent to you. You will be sent the Health Action Plan so that you can follow to help with your health.

Please ensure you attend the surgery for your health check when you are invited.

You will find all the leaflets below that will explain any tests you might need, such as smear test, mammogram or bowel screening, please take a look.

Breast care for women

Testicle examination

Flu injections

Cervical Screening

Prostate

Health check information

Bowel Cancer Screening

Other Support Groups and Links

Dsok - downsyndromeok.org.uk

Get on Downs - www.facebook.com/GetOnDowns

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