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The Health Passport in UK & Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland

The Health Passport was originally devised in Northern Ireland (launched in May, 2017) and was subsequently adopted by the ROI and launched in 2019.

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The video below talks about why the Health Passport is so important - particularly during the pandemic. It was produced by the Southern Health and Social Care Trust in 2020


UK - Mencap - follow this link to the Mencap website focussing on the Health Passport 


  • Hospital Passport 

  • GP Access Letter - for service users to share with GP practices about Making Reasonable Adjustments in managing their health and interaction with GP services

  • Video Resources such Victoria's Story shown below - which highlight the importance of the passport


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 ‘Health Inequalities: Making reasonable adjustments for people with learning disabilities’, was organised by Derry Strabane District Council, Developing Healthy Communities and the Public Health Agency as part of DSDC Disabilities Awareness Week 2020.

Some interesting presentations available from this web site

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