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Annual Health Checks

Covid 19 Booster Vaccine

If you have had two doses of your Covid 19 vaccination and it has been 6 months since your 2nd dose, you can get your Covid 19 booster vaccination. Some people with learning disability who are severely immunosuppressed will get a third primary dose before their booster, and if there is any doubt please contact…

Have you got a hospital passport?

The Suffolk Disability and Health Action Group, in partnership with the Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust, has produced “ABOUT ME”. It is a form designed to help anyone with a disability and/or health condition provide healthcare professionals with information about themselves in an easy-to-understand way that reduces the need to keep repeating it. You can use…

Have you had your annual health check?

Some of our peer educators, Harriet, Joel and Ian have provided us with annual health check facts. – You should fill in a pre-health questionnaire before your annual health check?– You can ask for a health action plan?– You don’t need to be unwell to go to your annual health check.– You should talk to…

Crib Sheet for supporting someone with their Annual Health Checks

Download the PDF of this document Supporting someone with their Annual Health Checks at GP Surgery 1. Support people to understand what attending in person would be like and what doing a video call appointment would be like.  2. Ask what support they would like in or to their appointment. 3. Support person to fill…

Crib Sheets for GP Surgeries Conducting Annual Health Checks

Download PDF of this document Conducting Annual Health Checks at the GP Surgery 1. Make a phone call rather than send a letter from the practice to the patient to establish whether they would like their annual health check at the surgery or as a video call.  2. Practice makes three attempts to contact the…

Going to the surgery for annual health check

You will be given a choice whether to have your learning disability annual health check at at your GP surgery or to do it online using video chat. This easy read document explains what will happen if you choose to have your learning disability annual health check at the GP surgery. Click here to read…

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