Help for people with learning disabilities

This page gives you the important information you may need when you come to the hospital.

Where we are

King George Hospital and Queen's Hospital Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals Trust has two hospital sites:

King George Hospital in Goodmayes


Queen's Hospital in Romford

We have a learning disability liaison nurse team

Heather and Alison, Learning disabilities team You can contact us on 01708 435 000, extension 5719.

Our working hours

Heather works Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday

9am to 5pm

Getting it right

mencap logo We want to improve our services for people with learning disabilities.

We are signed up to the Mencap ‘Getting it Right Charter’.

A charter is a list of things that everyone agrees to do. 

Click here for a copy of our Mencap charter [pdf] 158KB.

Easy read information

easy health logo link to website

The easyhealth website has lots of health information that is easy to understand

Click here to visit the easyhealth website

Tell us if you have a learning disability

warning sign We need to know if someone has a learning disability and can put this on the hospital computer system.

If you would like to have your name on the hospital computer alert system you can

Tell the staff when you arrive at the hospital


Tell the Learning Disability Liaison Nurse Team

We have a Lead Nurse for Learning Disabilities and Autism

Heather, learning disabilities nurse for adults His name is Tim Buck, 01708 435 000 Ext 5050.

We have a Learning Disability and Autism Nurse for Adults

Alison, learning disabilities nurse for children Her Name is Abisola Abe

Telephone 01708 435 000 Ext 5041

We have a Learning Disability and Autism Nurse for Children

Mary Jean Hickey Her Name is Mary Jean Hickey

Telephone: 01708 435000 Ext 5047