People with learning disabilities told by GP surgeries “unlikely to be prioritised for mechanical ventilation if they contract covid-19”

People with learning disabilities told by GP surgeries “unlikely to be prioritised for mechanical ventilation if they contract covid-19”

PEOPLE with learning disabilities have been told by GP surgeries they are unlikely to be prioritised for mechanical ventilation if they contract covid-19, because they could be too “frail”, Health Service Journal has learned. https://www.hsj.co.uk/coronavirus/learning-disabilities-patients-told-they-may-be-too-frail-for-mechanical-ventilation-if-they-get-covid-19/7027318.article?utm_source=t.co&utm_medium=Social&utm_campaign=newsfeed HSJ has seen one example of a letter which was sent to a Mencap care home in Cambridgeshire. The surgery […]

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