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Health Promotion Team, Community Learning Disability Team, St Benedicts Hospice and Sunderland People First win Highly commended Linda McEnhill Award

On the 13th of June 2018, Ashley Murphy (Health Promotion Team) Shaleen Mercer (Community Learning disability Team) Lisa Baker (St Benedicts Hospice) and Beverley Brown (Self Advocate) enjoyed a trip to London.

We won an award at the Palliative Care Network for People with a learning Disability – We received highly commended in the Linda McEnhill awards section.

This was for our hard work in ensuring palliative care services for people with learning disability and their carers are the best they can be.

We have developed accessible information about end of life and where support can be accessed. All of this information can be found here on this website under palliative care.

We also have a excellent pathway of care for people with learning disability who reach end of life and this was recognised at a national level.

Aswell has attending the conference to pick up the award we had a fabulous time in London too.

well done everyone.

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