People with a learning disability often have poorer physical and mental health than other people. 

An annual health check (AHC) can improve people’s health by spotting problems earlier.

Click on the link to find further information: NHS England Annual Health Checks.

Annual Health Checks are an important theme and priority for LeDeR, please follow this link.

Learning Disability Annual Health Check Toolkit for NW England

Contains guidance to support the completion of high-quality health checks to improve the quality of lives (physical and mental health conditions) North West of England Annual Health Check.

Information for patients and families

Passport to Good Health 

Learning Disability Annual Health Check

Weight management toolkit

Bowel cancer screening


This is to support the NHS Bowel Cancer Screening Campaign. To encourage people aged 56-74 and particularly those with a disability who are sent the NHS bowel cancer screening home test kit to complete and return it, and ultimately help catch bowel cancer earlier.

A4 posters

Easy Read poster

Easy Read leaflet

Large Print poster

Additional toolkit