Clarification on NHS Guidance Re Access to Treatment During COVID-19 Pandemic

The attached NHS letter clarifies treatment guidelines for people with learning disabilities, autism and other diagnoses. 

There was some initial misinformation about access to treatment, which have now been clarified by NHS. The attached doc should be shared with clinicians on admission so there is no confusion; health workers are under huge amounts of pressure and making difficult decisions within the current context, with rapidly changing guidelines.

This document can clarify immediately that a diagnosis does not exclude a person from access to best practice treatment.