NHS Choice Framework Update and Easy-Read Leaflets

June 2018

NHS NEWS

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The Department of Health published an updated version of the NHS Choice Framework. The framework sets out a patientsí rights to choice across the health system, where they can find information to help them choose and how to complain if they are not offered choice. Section 5 of the document covers the choices that are offered in maternity services.

In addition, the Department published an easy-read version of the framework which consisted of eight leaflets. Leaflet five corresponds with section 5 of the main document and focusses on maternity services. The primary audience for the leaflets is people with learning difficulties. However, these leaflets will be beneficial for individuals who wish to use them for other reasons, including out of personal preference.

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