New hospital development gets input from people with learning disabilities and a
People with learning disabilities and autism have been helping to shape the new hospital development at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust.    Over the past month, almost 500 people have been engaged as part of a widespread consultation seeking views on what should be included in the new home for Leeds Children’s Hospital and the new adult hospital planned to be built at the Leeds General Infirmary (LGI) site.  The Building the Leeds Way team – which is responsible for delivering the two new hospitals – ...
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