St. Martin's Hospital, Clara Cross Lane, Bath BA2 5RP 01225 831 566 01225 833 813

Welcome to the B&NES Complex Health Needs Service

The Complex Health Needs Service is made up of a group of specialist health care professionals. We provide assessment, advice, therapeutic intervention and support to adults who have learning disabilities and complex health needs.

More about us

This service is for anyone aged 18+ with learning disabilities and/or a diagnosis of Autistic Spectrum Condition who lives in the Bath and North East Somerset (B&NES) area and is registered with a B&NES GP.

The criteria for Learning Disabilities eligibility is:

  • A significantly reduced ability to understand new or complex information and to learn new skills
  • A reduced ability to cope independently
  • Both of the above arising before adulthood
  • IQ less than 70

We can help you with:

  • Medical issues
  • Physical health
  • Mental health
  • Counselling
  • Personal relationship issues
  • Challenging Behaviour
  • Equipment
  • Rehabilitation
  • Development of skills
  • Access to other services
  • Accessing and use of community services
  • Communication

For a comprehensive guide to the services we oversee in Bath and North East Somerset visit

Download Complex-Health-Needs-Service-Referral-Form here (pdf 0.18mb)

Please type in your starting point in the box below to give you directions to the service location.

How do I access this service?

Anyone can refer to our service.

Please contact the office for further information and to request a referral form, or download it from this page.

Once you have been referred to the service, a member of the team will contact you to arrange an appointment to identify your needs.

If this is your first time to our service you may require an eligibility assessment first.

In what areas is this service available?

We currently offer this service in the Bath & North East Somerset areas.

Your records

We record all the information about you confidentially on our clinical system. Click here to get more information about how we use health records.

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Our commitment to you

Virgin Care takes your dignity and privacy very seriously and we will at all times respect your confidentiality. Please treat our staff with respect so we can provide you with the very best care we can. Click here to find out more about your rights and responsibilities.

Your opinion really matters to us

Please let us know if you have a comment, a compliment or a complaint by filling out one of our feedback forms or telling a member of the team. Alternatively, if you would like to make an official complaint you can find out more from our How to make a complaint section.

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I was treated with great care and understanding. The care I received was second to none; everyone was so lovely.

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