Posted on Apr 26 2018 by Bobbie Kelly
St Andrew’s Healthcare yesterday (25 April 2016) joined other healthcare providers in signing the ‘Stop over-medicating people with learning disability, autism or both’ (STOMP) pledge.
The STOMP project was setup to stop the over-medication of people with a learning disability and / or autism. By signing the pledge, St Andrew’s commits to:
Debra Moore, Transforming Care Director at St Andrew’s Healthcare, explained: “Yesterday St Andrew’s was a proud signatory to the NHS England STOMP campaign. Dr Louise Braham, Clinical Director signed the pledge on our behalf along with a number of other healthcare providers, which demonstrates our commitment to its key objectives; exploring alternatives to medication and working in partnership with people and families.”
Pictured: Dr Louise Braham, Clinical Director, St Andrew’s Healthcare.