NHS Kernow’s website closed on 30 June 2022. Visit the NHS Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Integrated Care Board website for information about our health and care services.
Please make sure your hospital passport is up to date. A hospital passport provides health workers with vital details about a person with a learning disability and how best to meet their care needs if they are admitted to hospital, especially if they attend alone. If you are a carer, you can update the hospital passport on their behalf.
Update your hospital passport (DOC, 600 KB).
The more information health workers have to support vulnerable people while in hospital, the bigger difference it will make to their experience while in hospital.
It is a quick way for a health worker to find out about the person with learning disabilities.
Anyone without a hospital passport can: