Incentivised GP Health Checks for Adults With Intellectual Disability (BBC News / Lancet Psychiatry)


The scheme encouraging GPs to offer annual health checks to patients with learning disabilities has been found to improve the early detection of problems and unmet needs.

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Learning disability GP health checks ‘show results’. London: BBC Health News, January 3rd 2015.

This relates to:

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Buszewicz, M. Welch, C. [and] Horsfall, L. [et al] (2014). Assessment of an incentivised scheme to provide annual health checks in primary care for adults with intellectual disability: a longitudinal cohort study. The Lancet Psychiatry. December 1st 2014, Vol.1(7), pp.522-530.

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