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Medical Examinations: Learning Disability

Volume 478: debated on Thursday 26 June 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what discussions his Department’s officials have had with counterparts in Wales on the effectiveness of annual health checks for people with a learning disability. (210639)

Departmental officials have been in discussions with officials of the Welsh Assembly about their experience of health checks. They have taken into account experience in Wales in developing good practice to deliver the commitment to introduce regular and comprehensive health checks for people with learning disabilities in England.