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NHS Complaint Standards: Summary of expectations

The NHS Complaint Standards set out how organisations providing NHS services should approach complaint handling. They apply to NHS organisations in England and independent healthcare providers who deliver NHS-funded care. The Standards are … Read Article about NHS Complaint Standards: Summary of expectations

Care Quality Commission: Protect, Respect, Connect

An easy-read report from the CQC (Care Quality Commission) looking at decisions about living and dying well during COVID-19. View or download the report here: https://www.keepsafe.org.uk/dnacpr Press play for audio Download … Read Article about Care Quality Commission: Protect, Respect, Connect

What to do when you have Type 2 diabetes: an easy-read guide

Diabetes UK have made an easy-read guide to support people who have type 2 diabetes. You can view and download the guide by clicking the link below. … Read Article about What to do when you have Type 2 diabetes: an easy-read guide

COVID-19: All people on learning disabilities registers to be invited for vaccine

All people on the learning disability register with their GP will be invited for Covid vaccine. This change is happening following updated advice from the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI). The learning disability … Read Article about COVID-19: All people on learning disabilities registers to be invited for vaccine

New shielding list: Who’s on extended list of Covid vulnerable people – and when they get the vaccine

The Government is adding 1.7 million more people to the shielding list, with 800,000 moved up the vaccine priority list. It means almost four million people are now being told to shield in England, with 31 March the proposed … Read Article about New shielding list: Who’s on extended list of Covid vulnerable people – and when they get the vaccine

Using a pulse oximeter to check you are OK

If you get coronavirus your doctor may give you a pulse oximeter to check you are OK. This is an easy-read guide to explain how to use a pulse oximeter and how to record the information you get from it. You can download the file by clicking … Read Article about Using a pulse oximeter to check you are OK

NHS England and NHS Improvement: Easy-Read Newsletter – issue 11

The NHS England and NHS Improvement #EasyRead Newsletter issue 11 out now! Find out about how to get support for children and young people in crisis and the Mental Capacity Act. You can view the newsletter by clicking the blue … Read Article about NHS England and NHS Improvement: Easy-Read Newsletter – issue 11

Too many deaths: an easy-read poster from Photosymbols

A report about the deaths of people with learning disabilities from coronavirus was published in November 2020. It is about people who died from February to June. This poster shows the main findings of the report. It could be used as a discussion … Read Article about Too many deaths: an easy-read poster from Photosymbols

The NHS COVID-19 app: privacy notice

This privacy notice relates to the national rollout of the NHS COVID-19 app developed to contribute towards the response of the coronavirus outbreak. The app is part of NHS Test and Trace, overseen by the UK Department of Health and Social Care … Read Article about The NHS COVID-19 app: privacy notice

WorkReady resource 4 – Applying for a job in the NHS

Introducing #WorkReady – a collaborative project between Ace Anglia, Norfolk & Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust and Thinklusive. Together with people with a learning disability and / or autism, we co-produced easy-read resources to encourage people … Read Article about WorkReady resource 4 – Applying for a job in the NHS

The impact of self-advocacy organisations on people’s lives

We are excited to share with you an easy-read summary published by John Wiley & Sons about how self-advocacy organisations impact people’s lives. Please read this document, which shows that self-advocacy organisations help people with a … Read Article about The impact of self-advocacy organisations on people’s lives