Service changes and visiting during the COVID-19 pandemic

During this COVID-19 pandemic there may be changes in the way some of our services work. Contact the service directly to check how services are being delivered and follow their advice.

Some of our services now offer video consultations. You should speak to your clinician if this is something you would like them to consider. You can find out more about video consultation here.



Contact the ward you wish to visit in advance for guidance and instructions for a safe visit.

You can read some general  NHS guidance on visiting healthcare inpatient settings.pdf [pdf] 89KB

If you need help in a mental health crisis during the COVID-19 pandemic outside office hours please contact our crisis team: Help in a crisis

For other medical advice and support contact your GP or visit NHS 111

Only visit your local Emergency Department for serious life-threatening conditions that need immediate medical attention including persistent severe chest pain, loss of consciousness, acute confused state, severe breathlessness, severe blood loss, serious burns or suspected stroke.

Learning Disabilities Primary Care Liaison Team

The Learning Disabilities Primary Care Liaison Team is a team of learning disability nurses who work across Primary Care. Primary Care includes services such as GP practices and pharmacies.

The team supports adults with learning disabilities to understand, maintain and improve their health. We also work with carers and professionals to reduce health inequalities.

Part of the team’s work is to improve access to services for people with a learning disability. We work with patients, carers and professionals to promote understanding. We also help people with learning disabilities to find and access the right services for them.

We also work with professionals to raise awareness of the health issues people with learning disabilities can face.

The service mainly supports adults over 18, but we also support young people aged 14 and over who are registered with a Nottingham City GP and who have a learning disability with regard to their transition to adult services and access to an annual health check.



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