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Information and Support: Undercover Hospital Abuse Scandal

If you, or someone you know, have been affected by the issues raised in Panorama's programme, Undercover Hospital Abuse Scandal, the following organisations may be able to help.


Mencap work in partnership with people with a learning disability across the UK, and provide services to support people to live life as they choose.

Phone: 0808 808 1111 (Mon-Fri 9am-5pm)

Visit the Mencap website

National Autistic Society

The National Autistic Society provide information and support to people with autism (including Asperger syndrome) and their families.

Phone: 0808 800 4104 (Mon-Thu 10am-4pm Fri 9am-3pm)

Visit the National Autistic Society website

The Challenging Behaviour Foundation

The Challenging Behaviour Foundation provides telephone and email support on challenging behaviour associated with severe learning disabilities and related issues.

Phone: 0300 666 0126

Visit The Challenging Behavious Foundation website


Mind provides advice and support on a range of topics including types of mental health problem, legislation and details of local help and support in England and Wales.

Phone: 0300 123 3393 (weekdays 9am - 6pm)

Visit the Mind website

ENABLE Scotland

ENABLE Scotland provides a range of support services for people who have learning disabilities and their families.

Phone: 0300 0200 101 (Mon-Fri 9am-5pm)

Visit the ENABLE Scotland website.

Autism Northern Ireland

Autism Northern Ireland supports the needs of people with Autism and their carers in Northern Ireland.

Phone: 028 9040 1729

Visit the Autism Northern Ireland website

Scottish Autism

Scottish Autism provides services for autism in Scotland, including care, support and education for people with autism, their families and carers.

Phone: 01259 222022 (Tue-Thu 9.30am-4.30pm)

Visit the Scottish Autism website