Gain an insight into learning disabilities in Calderdale


Local people in Calderdale are invited to attend a free educational talk aimed at giving a professional insight into learning disabilities.

South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, which provides community, mental health and learning disability services in Wakefield, Barnsley, Calderdale and Kirklees, is holding the session as part of a series of ‘insight into’ talks.Insight-into

The Calderdale talk will be held at the canteen area on the 5th floor of Dean Clough, Halifax, on Tuesday 10 June from 7:00pm – 8:00pm. Attendees are encouraged to arrive at least half an hour before the start of the talk for refreshments and registration.

The session will include a talk by Consultant Psychiatrist and Specialist in Learning Disabilities, Dr Bennett Eng, followed by time for questions and queries. The talk is free and open to everyone.

Dr Eng said: “The talks will be a really good opportunity to find out more about learning disabilities and I would encourage anyone to come along. I’m really looking forward to presenting the talk and I will be happy to answer any questions people may have about the subject.”

The talks follow on from a series of successful talks in 2013 offering an insight into substance misuse and common mental health conditions.

To book a place on the session, call 01924 328656 or email Please note that the talks are educational. If you would like to contact the Trust about an individual or service issue please call our customer services team on 0800 587 2108.

Gain an insight into learning disabilities in Calderdale

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