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Smoking in Pregnancy event

Including guidance to inform practice around e-ciagrettes (vapourisers) in pregnancy Friday 12th December, Taunton & Pickerage Golf Club, Taunton, TA3 7BY Ann Remmers, Clinical Lead of the South West Maternity & Children’s Clinical Network will be speaking at this Public Health England event on the Saving Babies Lives Care Bundle for stillbirth reduction in a […]

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Better Births in the South West

More than 90 people attended our Better Births in the South West event on Tuesday 13th September at Taunton Racecourse. Delegates represented a vast array of stakeholders in maternity care in the South West, including colleagues from local authorities, clinical commissioning groups, public health, maternity service providers, independent midwives, education providers and the community sector, […]

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Perinatal and Infant Mental Health Champions training in the South West

Nominations required for new Perinatal and Infant Mental Health Champions training in the South West The South West Perinatal and Infant Mental Health Network is working with the Institute of Health Visiting (iHV) to deliver Perinatal and Infant Mental Health (PIMH) Champions training across the South West region. This multi-disciplinary training has arisen from the […]

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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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Better Births in the South West Event

Following the launch of the National Maternity Review Better Births report, we held a Better Births in the South West event on Tuesday 13th September 2016, at Taunton Racecourse. We invited all stakeholders in maternity services across the South West to join us in determining how we will meet the report’s recommendations over the next five years, […]

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Maternity and Children’s Strategic Clinical Networks National Meeting

The South West Maternity and Children’s Strategic Clinical Network hosted the Winter National meeting of the 12 Maternity and Children’s SCN’s from around the country at the Holiday Inn London on the 18th December 2015. Those presentations from the day which have been made available can be downloaded from the links below. Collaboration and Inclusive Palliative Care for Children and Young […]

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Children’s Hospice South West – SAVE THE DATES

SAVE THE DATES Study days for Healthcare Professionals working within the Paediatric Palliative Care setting, providing an opportunity for inter-professional learning and networking to be held at Little Harbour, Porthpean Road, St Austell, from 09.30-16.30hrs Monday 23rd November 2015: Supporting Children & Families in Paediatric Palliative Care Introduction to paediatric palliative care and the role […]

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