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Healthwatch Sunderland are interested in your views !

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If you are a person who has a learning disability or their carer then health watch Sunderland are very keen to hear from you about what you thought of any contact you have had with health services , if they were good or not so good.

Healthwatch Sunderland are here to make sure your views on health and social care in Sunderland are heard.

Please click on the links below to download an easy read leaflet about their service and to listen to an audio message



Thank you.

STOMP – Stop Over Medication of People with Learning Disabilities.

Please see the attached information on what we are trying to do to help people with learning disabilities and or autism to make sure they have review meetings to decide if they could be taken off some medication, or perhaps have it reduced.

This will not always be possible for everyone but it is important that a meeting is held with your GP to talk about it.

If you would like any further information you can talk to Dave Gerrard who is the pharmacist working with the community learning disability team in Sunderland.

[email protected]

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