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Better care for people with learning disabilities

Better care for people with learning disabilities

Three ways the NHS aims to make care better for people with learning disabilities: 1. Improving people’s quality of life 2. Helping people to live healthier lives 3. Understanding people’s needs What's your experience? There are lots of ways you can tell us: Twitter  Facebook email: healthwatchenquiries@nbforum.org.uk or telephone 01482 499038 ...
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HUMBER'S STRATEGY REFRESH - "HAVE YOUR SAY"!

HUMBER’S STRATEGY REFRESH – “HAVE YOUR SAY”!

Click here for more information about NHS Humber Teaching Foundation Trust ...
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The UK’s first physician for those with complex needs to be recruited in Hull

The UK’s first physician for those with complex needs to be recruited in Hull

The UK’s first physician specialising in profound and multiple learning disabilities in the UK is set to be recruited in Hull later this year. Read in The Guardian the story of Erica Carlin who three years ago, doctors had told Carlin’s family to prepare for her death. They said they could no longer treat the then 34-year-old, who has epilepsy and profound multiple learning disabilities. Erica's mum, Jeanne Carlin (Healthwatch Hull Advisory Board member) says "I am so pleased that the wholistic health care my daughter received has been featured so prominently in Guardian article about need for specialist physician for people with multiple disabilities and health conditions" ...
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NHS ‘top tips’ for families to stay safe as heatwave marks start of school holidays

NHS ‘top tips’ for families to stay safe as heatwave marks start of school holidays

England’s most senior nurse has today set out ways to stay safe during the hot weather, as millions of families kick off their long summer break. Much of the country is set for a heatwave this week, with hot weather from France and Spain helping push temperatures to as high as 34 degrees celsius. With thousands of people ending up in hospital each year as a result of heat and allergies, England’s chief nurse has called on the public to help prevent children and older people falling victim to the extreme heat. She advises people to use the NHS website for top tips on staying safe or telephone NHS 111 for fast free advice on how to get the right help if things do go wrong. Try to avoid spending ...
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