Letters Meeting needs in learning disability

Importance of eye care in meeting the needs of patients with learning disabilities

BMJ 2013; 346 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f4044 (Published 25 June 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;346:f4044
  1. Elisabeth De Smit, ophthalmology trainee1,
  2. Catey Bunce, principal statistician2,
  3. Rose Duggan, programme manager3,
  4. Eoin O’Sullivan, consultant ophthalmologist4
  1. 1St Thomas’ Hospital, London SE1 7EH, UK
  2. 2NIHR Biomedical Research Centre at Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and UCL Institute of Ophthalmology, London, UK
  3. 3Croydon Diabetic Retinal Screening Service, Croydon, UK
  4. 4King’s College Hospital, London, UK
  1. desmitel{at}doctors.org.uk

Eye care is an important part of meeting the needs of people with a learning disability.1 People with sight impairment and those who help care for them report huge benefits after having been put in touch with social …

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