LEARNING DISABILITIES

Health Evidence Bulletins - Wales

   
Contributors

Director of Public Health (with responsibility for the Learning Disabilities Bulletin):
Dr Sharon Hopkins, Bro Taf Health Authority
Authors:
Dr Laurence Hamilton-Kirkwood
Department of Public Health, Bro Taf Health Authority
Dr Zed Ahmed
Department of Psychological Medicine,University of Wales College of Medicine
Dr David Allen
Welsh Centre for Learning Disabilities, Cardiff
Dr Shoumi Deb
Department of Psychological Medicine,University of Wales College of Medicine
Professor Bill Fraser
Ely Hospital, Cardiff
Professor Bill Lindsay,Clinical Psychology Services, Tayside Primary Care Trust and University of Abertay, Dundee
Ms Karen McKenzie,Clinical Psychology Department, Edenhall Hospital, Musselburgh
Dr Liz Penny,Cardiff Community Health Care, Llansdowne Hospital
Mrs Julia Scotland,Speech and Language Therapy Services, Cardiff and the Vale NHS Trust
Members of the Internal Review Group:
Dr Felicity Drouet, Learning Disability Services, Ysbyty Bryn y Neuadd Hospital, Conwy
Professor David Felce, Welsh Centre for Learning Disabilities, Cardiff
Dr Rosemary Jenkins, Centre for Training in Clinical Psychology, Whitchurch Hospital, Cardiff
Dr Adrian Pantlin, Llanarth Court Psychiatric Hospital, Raglan
Dr Paddy Pope, Prince Charles Hospital, Merthyr
Mr Howard Sinclair, MENCAP in Wales
Dr Anna Thomas, Forensic Psychiatry, Caswell
Dr Peter Watkins, Centre for Training in Clinical Psychology, Whitchurch Hospital, Cardiff
Members of the External Review Group:
Professor Anna Cooper,Faculty of Psychiatry of Learning Disability, University of Glasgow
Mr Brian McGinnis,MENCAP, London
Dr Peter McGill,The Tizard Centre, University of Kent at Canterbury
Project Director:
Dr Edward Coyle,Director of Public Health, Gwent Health Authority
Information Resources Manager:
Dr Alison Weightman,Department of Information Services, University of Wales College of Medicine
Information Officer:
Mrs Mala Mann,Department of Information Services, University of Wales College of Medicine
Internet Advisor:
Mrs Hazel Hodson,Department of Information Services, University of Wales College of Medicine

We gratefully acknowledge the contribution of Ms Linda Averill (British Institute of Learning Disabilities, BILD) for carrying out an additional literature search on the BILD database in support of this Project.

The format of this bulletin was devised by Dr C Riley and Mrs J Barker of the Clinical Effectiveness Support Unit, Llandough and Dr AL Weightman of the University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff.

This Bulletin should be cited as:
Health Evidence Bulletins Wales: Learning Disabilities. Cardiff: National Assembly for Wales, 2000. ISBN: 0 7504 2287 4

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Other bulletins in this series address the following subjects:

Health Evidence Bulletins Wales
Department of Information Services
University of Wales College of Medicine
Cardiff CF14 4XN
Tel: 029 2074 5142 Fax: 029 2074 3574
E-mail: WeightmanAL@cardiff.ac.uk

Web sites:
http://hebw.cardiff.ac.uk (world wide)
http://nww.wales.nhs.uk/hebw (Wales only)

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