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Specialist skills and learning disabilities | Letters

08/08/2019 Letters 0

Sally Cheseldine and Bill Hughes contribute to the ongoing debate about the role of learning disability specialistsThere are many paediatricians who bring specialist skills to children and adolescents with intellectual disabilities and/or autism spectr…

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We need learning disability doctors | Letters

05/08/2019 Letters 0

Janet Chambers and Michael Baron on the need for GPs specialising in the health and welfare requirements of people with intellectual disabilitiesI would like to support the proposal for exploration of developing the role of a senior doctor specialising…

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A case for learning disability doctors | Letter

26/07/2019 Letters 0

Dr Ken Courtenay supports developing a role for doctors who are skilled in treating and supporting people with intellectual disabilities and complex health needsAs a psychiatrist and trained GP who works with people with intellectual disabilities (ID),…