Mandatory Learning Disability and Autism Awareness Training for NHS Staff (DHSC / BBC News)


Mandatory learning disability and autism awareness-raising training is to be introduced for healthcare staff. The level of such training will be proportionate to each member of staff’s role and level of contact with people with a learning disability.​

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‘Right to be heard’: government response to the consultation on learning disability and autism training for health and care staff. [Online]: Department of Health and Social Care, November 5th 2019.

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Oliver McGowan death prompts mandatory autism training. London: BBC Bristol News / BBC Health News, November 6th 2019.

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