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People with a learning disability experience poorer healthcare and health than the general population.  Equal healthcare is a basic right and everyone should have equal access to treatment.  Find out more about how you can access equal healthcare for people with a learning disability

 

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The Learning Disability Helpline is our free help and advice line.

Our team can offer advice, information and discuss what support Mencap can offer tailored to your needs, in your area.

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Find out more about our health work

People with a learning disability experience poorer healthcare and health than the general population.  Equal healthcare is a basic right and everyone should have equal access to treatment.  Equal does not mean the same. 

We want every person with a learning disability to be treated fairly in their healthcare. 

 

Hear my voice: healthcare

The healthcare system is failing many people with a learning disability and this has to change
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Health - what we think

People with a learning disability have a right to the best possible health
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Learning Disability Helpline

The Learning Disability Helpline is our free helpline service offering advice and support
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