Annual learning disabilities statistics 2017-2018 released


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Annual figures on the health and care of people with learning disabilities have been released by NHS Digital.

The Health and Care of People with Learning Disabilities, 2017-18 consists of data collected from just over half of GP practices in England on key health issues for people with learning disabilities1.

It includes figures on:

  • life expectancy
  • Body Mass Index (BMI)
  • flu vaccinations
  • palliative care
  • cancer screening

The report also includes figures on the prevalence of various health conditions, such as epilepsy and heart disease.

Read the full report here.