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NHS Digital Transformation Blog

A space to share insights and experiences for everybody working to improve the NHS and social care system’s use of data and digital technology. 

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Closing the healthcare gap for people with learning disabilities

Providing easy read materials, longer appointments or other adjustments for people with learning disabilities or long-term conditions can make a big difference in providing quality care. Stephen Robinson, Project Manager at NHS Digital for the Reasonable Adjustment Flag, explains the impact this flag will have for patients and how tailoring support to individuals will help close the healthcare gap between outcomes for those with and without disabilities.

Steve Robinson

Senior Project Manager in Integration Projects, NHS Digital