Jul 08

North East and Yorkshire – Learning Disability & Autism Update

NHS England have shared a variety of resources in their Learning Disability & Autism Update for June 2022. Please read below for further information.

Annual Health Check Resources

Watch the below annual health check video – a guide for people with learning disabilities from NHS Staffordshire and Keele University. This video also includes Polish subtitles.

Nikki Kinani’s Video About 2021/22 uptake of AHCs

Nikki Kinani, National Medical Director for Primary Care, talks about annual health checks in this film, including the 2021/22 uptake of 71.3% against  the long term plan target of 75%, and the importance of good quality coproduced health action plans.

Managing Constipation Information

NHS England have also shared a document on managing constipation in Children and Young People and adults with a learning disability and /or autistic people.

Click here to download

Health Inequalities – Heart attack updates

Click here to download an easy-read poster from the NHS Heart Attack Campaign, which raises awareness of the signs of a heart attack and the importance of phoning 999 as quickly as possible.

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