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Annual GP Health Care Checks

Health Care Checks and Hospital Visits


You may be aware that all young people, aged 14 and over, that have a Learning Disability are entitled to an annual GP Health Care Check.


You can find information below, including documents that may be useful when preparing your child/young person for their appointment.


It would be really helpful if you could let class staff know when your child’s appointment is booked for, as we are able to offer support in preparing for the appointment when necessary.


These are useful video links regarding a variety of medical procedures and departments. You may find them useful to watch with your child prior to hospital appointments: Link to Blood test Video Link to CT Scan Video Link to X-Ray Video Link to Emergency Department Video Link to Hospital Ward Video Link to video of Main Entrance of Royal Derby Hospital


Debbie Edwards, Acute Liaison Nurse for adults with learning disabilities. If you would like more information please contact Debbie on 01332788611 etype=Inline.