The role of the learning disability liaison team is to help ensure open and easy access for adults with learning disabilities, and their carers, to the various departments within the hospital.

They provide specialist knowledge and expertise to assist people with a learning disability achieve a positive experience and clinically appropriate outcomes following admission and liaison with acute hospital services.

The liaison nurse is Anna McMurray. Anna works in the community as part of the Southampton community learning disability team. This allows her to access the skills and resources associated with this multidisciplinary team, which she brings to her liaison work.

Contact details


  • Hospital: 023 8077 7222 (extension 5367)
  • Southampton City Community learning disability team: 023 8029 4420


The hospital liaison team

Information and resources here:

Anna, Tim and Emma are learning disability liaison nurses who will help you when you come into hospital.

You can contact them by phoning 023 8077 7222 (extension 5367).

You can also email them at: