Opening job opportunities to people with a learning disability – Lela Kogbara

The Director of the NHS Learning Disability Employment Programme introduces a new series of blogs which aims to share perspectives on employing people with a learning disability in the NHS. Over the next few months we’ll be posting blogs on a wide range of topics from employers, carers, and people with a learning disability who are employed in the NHS, with the aim of sharing best practice and helping others find solutions to employing people within their organisations:

The Programme started in summer 2015, with the intention of increasing the number of people with a learning disability employed in the NHS. This ambition developed from the Five Year Forward View vision for the NHS to lead the way as a progressive employer.

Read Lela Kogbara’s blog in full on our learning disabilities section.

Occasionally we invite guest bloggers to write posts for NHS England. Those posts are marked as authored by “Guest blogs”.