Western Sussex Hospitals have joined up with Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals to form a new NHS Foundation Trust for our area: University Hospitals Sussex.

You can keep using this website for information about St Richard’s, Worthing and Southlands hospitals but for our other sites and to find out more about the new trust please visit www.uhsussex.nhs.uk.

Learning Disability Liaison Nurses

The hospital learning disability liaison nurses help to meet the care needs of patients with learning disabilities

The team help people by:

  • Promoting health education
  • Help people to understand their treatment
  • Preparing for hospital visits or stays
  • Help make sure things go well in hospital
  • Helping hospital staff to communicate well

All patients with learning disabilities should have a My Care Passport which is up to date. If you need help or advice with how to complete this document please contact the Learning Disabilities Nurse Team (numbers below)


We have lots of tools to help us support good communication

 Helping you to give feedback:

Contact the Learning Disability Liaison Nurses 
Shona Murphy, Learning Disability Acute Liaison Nurse (Worthing Hospital)
Extension 85863 or Mobile 07785 516155

Learning Disability Acute Liaison Team (St Richard’s Hospital)
Extension 33199

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