Understanding NHS jargon

When you are new to working with the NHS it can be difficult to get used to some of the language and terms that are used. This acronym buster might be helpful alongside our understanding the NHS section.

‘Think Local Act Personal (TLAP)’ also has a useful care and support jargon buster that includes terms related to health and social care.

There is also an easy read glossary – to help to talk about the NHS with people with a learning disability.