Women’s Health Strategy: what about support for learning disabilities?
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Women’s Health Strategy: what about support for learning disabilities?

Michelle McAteer Learning disability nurse, Lancashire and South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust intensive support team

A new strategy has little on women with learning disabilities and their need for specialist support

The government has published the first-ever Women’s Health Strategy for England to tackle the gender health gap. It is a ten-year plan that aims to address the obstacles faced by women when accessing healthcare and improve health outcomes for all women.

Learning Disability Practice. 25, 6, 16-17. doi: 10.7748/ldp.25.6.16.s10

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