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Scott Harrison Primary Care Nurse Specialist (Learning Disabilities), Warrington Primary Care Trust, Warrington, Cheshire
Liz Berry Senior Health Co-ordinator, 5 Boroughs Partnership NHS Trust, Specialist Community Learning Disabilities Team, Warrington

Scott Harrison and Liz Berry (pictured) explain why primary care and specialist learning disability teams should be equal partners in health action planning

Despite the many and varied reports and policy recommendations about how to improve health care for people with learning disabilities, not much work has been done in primary care to address the social exclusion of this group and to embrace them within mainstream services (Mencap 2004).

Learning Disability Practice. 8, 6,18-21. doi: 10.7748/ldp2005.07.8.6.18.c1634

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