Improving services for people with learning disabilities
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Improving services for people with learning disabilities

Alison Williamson Senior Lecturer in Learning Disabilities, School of Health and Social Care, Teesside University, Middlesbrough
Judith Johnson Health Facilitator Adults with Learning Disability, Bebington and West Wirral Primary Care Trust

People with learning disabilities encounter numerous barriers when using health services. The authors discuss ways to ensure that the health needs of these patients are met in mainstream settings.

Correspondence a.williamson@tees.ac.uk

Nursing Standard. 18, 24,43-51. doi: 10.7748/ns2004.02.18.24.43.c3555

Published in print: 25 February 2004

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