For People with Down's Syndrome : Going to the doctor or hospital

Woman with Down's syndrome holding out health book to doctor

Before you go to the doctor

Our Health Book has information to help you and your doctor look after your health. Find out more: Health Book.

Unhappy with your doctor or hospital?

Complain For Change can help you complain and make things better. Watch the video about a man with a learning disability who isn’t happy with his hospital.

Find out how to complain on the Complain for Change website.


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