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Specialist learning disability and autism liaison nurses

Karen and Catherine our learning disability nurses

Karen and Catherine help people with a learning disability /autistic people to have their health needs met in our hospitals.




How can we help?

how can we help illustrationSupport with emergency admissions.

Support with planned appointments and procedures

Support you during your

stay in hospital

Nurse with patient imageSupport your families and carers

Help with planning to go home

We work closely with the community teams and care providers in the area.



Training and learning illustrationWe give training and support to staff in the hospital.




clip board notes illustrationMake letters and leaflets easy to read and understand

Suggest Reasonable adjustments



listening silhouettes illustrationSupport with communication and ensure people’s voices are heard


working together to help illustrationHelp with decision making




How we want you to feel illustrationWe want you to feel:

  • Safe
  • Supported
  • Respected
  • Heard


hand washing illustration

Please wash your hands before entering and after leaving hospital.



hand gel dispenser pictureUse the hand gel when you enter and leave the ward.


Contact us

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If you would like any help please ring us on: 01296 316991




Or contact

Karen:       07876 231051
Catherine:   07818 646262

Monday to Friday 8.30am – 4.00pm