During the corona virus outbreak, doctor's surgery's and hospitals have been very busy. But the NHS want you to know they are still here for you, when you need them.

Easy Read

If you are feeling poorly or worried you can call your doctor or go to the hospital if you need to. Here is an easy-read guide for what to do. Find out about the reasonable adjustments that can be put in place for your visit from the Get Me Better team below.

Get Me Better

Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust (LTHT) have a Get Me Better team, working to improve access to hospital services for people with learning disabilities and autism. 

On their website you can find information on:

  • Hospital passports
  • Reasonable adjustments
  • Visiting a ward prior to hospital treatment/or a stay
  • Desensitisation visits

The Learning Disabilities & Autism team can be contacted on:

Email [email protected] or phone 0113 2066836 (Mon to Fri 8.30-4.30pm)

The team support all 5 LTHT hospitals in Leeds for both Children's and the Adult Services 

Visit www.leedsth.nhs.uk/a-z-of-services/autism  or follow @GetMeBetter on Twitter

NHS Test and Trace

The new NHS Test and Trace service launched in the UK recently. Here is an explanation of how it works and what to do if you are contacted by the service.

Visit www.nhs.uk/nhs-test-and-trace for more information.

Healthwatch Leeds

Heathwatch Leeds www.healthwatchleeds.co.uk/advice-and-info/covid-19-coronavirus-information-and-advice/