HMJ: Health check target met for those with a learning disability

23 June 2021

Plans to ensure at least 75% of people aged 14 and over with a learning disability receive an annual NHS health check have been achieved two years ahead of target.

The NHS Long Term Plan set the target for 2023/24 to help tackle health inequalities for people with a learning disability and ensure GPs can diagnose and treat health problems before they escalate.

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