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Footcare review work wins Quality In Care Diabetes award

The South West Cardiovascular Clinical Network has won a Quality in Care Diabetes 2016 Award, for their work in improving Diabetes Footcare services in the South West. The reduction of lower limb amputations as a result of diabetes has been a main priority of the South West (SW) Cardiovascular (CV) Strategic Clinical Network (SCN). A […]

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Launch of the third Annual Report from the South West Clinical Networks and Senate

The third annual report of the South West Clinical Networks and Senate gives a brief summary of the work undertaken during 2015/16 and showcases some specific examples for each area such as the footcare review, cardiac and stroke mapping, reducing stillbirth and specific work on rehabilitation and dementia. Download the report here

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New Congenital Heart Disease review: launch of consultation on draft standards and service specifications

NHS England is launching twelve weeks of consultation on draft standards and service specifications for congenital heart disease (CHD) services. This will run until 5pm on 8 December 2014. You can find out more about the new congenital heart disease review, of which this is part, by visiting the website click here The following key […]

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Cardiovascular Service Modelling

In response to the Urgent & Emergency Care Review, Putting Patients First and Specialised Commissioning national service specifications the SCN is coordinating the development of service maps and profiles for complex cardiac and stroke services across the South West, to gain robust evidence to support future discussions regarding service models. The modelling will incorporate provision […]

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