Providing useful information for people with learning disabilities, their carers and all health professionals

Health Promoters

The  health promotion team in Sunderland  offer support to people with learning disabilities and their families and carers.

Their names are Emma Reid, Helen Wharton and Sandra Parkinson.

They are able to offer support to people with a learning disability to go along to their doctors for their annual health checks, flu vaccines, blood tests and other investigations for example.

They can also help you with hospital appointments if you need this.

The team lead is Michael Leadbitter who can be contacted by emailing

Click the link below for more information about this team.

Health Promotion Team, Learning Disability Service (Sunderland)

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Contact Us

  • Health and Transitions Team
  • 2nd Floor
  • Monkwearmouth Hospital
  • Newcastle Road
  • Sunderland, SR5 1NB
Telephone 07468 710819

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