NE & C Learning Disability Network

The North East and Cumbria Learning Disability Network meets quarterly with it’s network members.

Our Network Members

  • 8 Clinical Commissioning Groups
  • 13 Local Authorities
  • 2 Learning Disability Mental Health Specialist Trusts
  • 10 Acute Trusts
  • 1 Ambulance Trust
  • Health Education England North
  • NHS England NHS Improvement
  • Public Health England
  • North East Commissioning Support
  • Care Quality Commission
  • Macmillan
  • People with a Learning Disability
  • Families
  • Inclusion North
  • North East and North Cumbria Self-Advocacy Organisations
  • Provider Forums
  • North East and North Cumbria Parent Carer Forums

Network role

The role of network members is to:

  • Provide oversight and assurance the Network work programme is meeting the needs of people with learning disability, tackling inequality and reducing variation in every part of North East and North Cumbria.
  • Share best practice
  • Adopt and localise work programmes
  • Promote the work of the network
  • Develop new initiatives
  • Work strategically to support the networks vision, values and mission
  • Act as a critical friend