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Rebecca Fish

I am a researcher working for CeDR. I have been working with people with learning disabilities since 1997. I write about institutions, self-harm, 'challenging behaviour' and gender.

Easy read: The Big Bedtime Audit

Evening routines in the community By Elaine James, Mark Harvey and Rob Mitchell Easy Read Report by Rebecca Fish An NHS England report called Building the right support was published in 2015. The report set targets to cut down the amount of people in units by about half before 2019. The report asked for better […]

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Blog: How do health professionals provide accessible information?

by Dr Rebecca Fish, Professor Chris Hatton (Lancaster University) and Professor Umesh Chauhan (UCLAN) Introduction We recently worked on a study that was commissioned by East Lancashire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG). We wanted to find out how health professionals in Lancashire work with people who have communication and accessibility needs. There are clear health disparities […]

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Easy read: What information do people with learning disabilities want with their medications?

By Dr Rebecca Fish and Professor Chris Hatton, (Lancaster University), Professor Umesh Chauhan, (UCLAN) This blog is about the information that people receive about their medicine. The project was organised and paid for by the East Lancashire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG). We wanted to find out what information people get from their GP and Pharmacist about […]

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