Archive | Cardiovascular

Delivering the Five Year Forward View: Transforming cardiovascular disease services to deliver the four priority clinical standards and specialist services

Over the past year or more the South West Cardiovascular Clinical Network has been mapping the provision of hyperacute stroke, primary PCI and complex cardiology services for the region.  The remit of the project was to provide the clinical context and to understand the regional and local implications of: 1.         Developing Specialist Emergency Centres (cardiac, […]

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Diabetes Foot Care Learning Event – 11 February 2016

Diabetes Foot Care Learning Event – 11 February 2016 Over 35 clinicians and commissioners attended the second South West CVCN Diabetic Footcare Education Event on 11 Feb 2016. Professor Fran Game gave the key presentation on the podiatrist role in research with Dr Joanne Paton from the University of Plymouth describing the various opportunities to […]

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AKI GP Workshops – March 2016

The South West Clinical Network in partnership with the 2 Academic Health Science Networks  organised two events in the South West during March 16 for primary care. The aim of the workshops was to update GPs on the Think Kidneys programme and  provide practical tips and tools to prevent and manage AKI in the community as […]

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AKI Event held on Thursday 17 September

Dr Stephen Dickinson, SW CN AKI Clinical Lead Thanked all of those who attended the 3rd AKI learning event. It was acknowledged that there is still much to be done and as mentioned at the event we would like to develop a SW AKI Forum based on the Wessex model / principles: harmonizing the AKI pathway based […]

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AKI Event November 2014 – Themes

        The attendees at the AKI event were invited into break out groups to discuss the following: How can you ensure AKI programme is collaborative and Trust wide? What are the barriers to delivery? Agree 3 outcome measures that could be used across the SW What support is required from SW SCN […]

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