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Our First Learning Disability Patient and Carer Event

Our First Learning Disability Patient and Carer Event During the summer, we held our first network-wide Learning Disability Patient and Career event. One of our goals as a group of 7 GP practices in Gosforth and Jesmond is to reduce health inequalities and help make sure that all patients can easily and comfortably get the … Continued

Skills for People – May Group Dates

Skills for People – May Group Dates Skills for People is a registered charity working with disabled people, their families and people with autism since 1983. They support people across the North East to have the same chances, choices and rights as everyone else. Inclusion and fairness allow people to live good, healthy and meaningful … Continued

Learning Disabilities: Support and Reasonable Adjustments 

Learning disabilities are more common than you might think. While over 2% of the population may not sound a lot, it amounts to 1.5 million people. That’s one in every fifty of us.  According to figures from the learning disability charity Mencap, 353,000 children in the UK have learning disabilities and 870,000 people of working … Continued