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More still needs to be done to ensure healthcare equality for people with learning disabilities
The government published its response to the Confidential Inquiry into premature deaths of people with learning disabilities (CIPOLD) last week – but the recommendations in the response do not go far enough to ensure that people with learning disabilities receive equal treatment in healthcare settings.
CCGs must be guided to ensure quality of learning disability services
A matter of life and death
A worryingly small rise in learning disability annual health checks
A little change can go a long way for people with autism
Cuts bite smaller organisations harder
Déjà vu over social care reform
The long-awaited and much-needed reform of adult social carewill be delayed, according to reports. Here we go again. A reportin the Financial Times on Monday said thatthe Queen's Speech on May 9 will emphasise the importance of socialcare reform, but there will be no bill on it in the coming sessionof par