Going into hospital can be scary but patient passports can help make the process easier for everyone involved. They provide important information for doctors, nurses and staff in an easy to read form, promoting a positive experience for people with learning disabilities.

The patient passport should contain all the information necessary for staff to respond to the patients needs and to understand them better. It means they can avoid certain things which upset the patient or do certain things to make them more comfortable. To download the patient passport please choose the correct one from the list below:

Click here to download the Children’s Patient Passport

Click here to download the Children’s Patient Passport – Easy Read format

Click here to download the Adult Patient Passport

If you have a learning disability or autism and are going into hospital you can contact the acute liaison nurses to make sure that your needs around your learning disability or autism are met. Email: LearningDisabilities@uhl-tr.nhs.uk


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