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NHS England webinar: Stopping over-medication of people with learning disabilities

May 26, 2016 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

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First ‘share and learn’ webinar for Transforming Care Partnerships hosted by NHS England’s Sustainable Improvement team as part of the Learning Disability programme.

The aim of these webinars is to support colleagues with their Transformation Care Plans to improve the quality of care for people with Learning Disabilities and Autism.

Stopping over-medication of people with learning disabilities

Following on from the revelations of Winterbourne View, Anne Webster and Benjamin Briggs from NHS England explore how learning disability services can make sure they are not inappropriately prescribing medication to people with learning disabilities

Guest speaker:

  • Dr David Banford, Learning Disability Programme, NHS England
  • Ben Briggs, Learning Disability Programme, NHS England
  • Carl Shaw, Learning Disability Advisor – NHS England

Hosted by: Debbie Barnhurst, Improvement Facilitator for the Learning Disability Programme, Sustainable Improvement Team, NHS England

Please click here to register.

NHS England will be running a programme of share and learn webinars on the last Thursday of every month until 30 March 2017.  If you would like to contribute to topics to include in future ‘share and learn’ webinars, please email Debbie Barnhurst at [email protected].

All webinars will be recorded so if you can’t make it on the day, you can listen at a time which is convenient to you as NHS England will send a link to the email address you registered, following each webinar recording .