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Commissioning Better CAMHS in the South West – new report

The South West Strategic Clinical Network for Mental Health has published a comprehensive new report showing what a good child and adolescent mental health service (CAMHS) looks like. This guide has been developed to support commissioners in leading and shaping the transformation of CAMHS in the South West . Around 10% of children aged between five […]

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South West Vaccinations during Pregnancy Event

Protecting pregnant women and their babies: how to improve vaccination uptake The South West Maternity and Children’s Strategic Clinical Network and Public Health England are working in partnership to improve the uptake of vaccinations during pregnancy, with an event being held on Thursday 20th November, 10.00 – 15.00, at Exeter Racecourse. We are seeking to […]

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Data – the springboard to improvement in maternity services

Reducing perinatal morbidity and mortality, and improving maternal outcomes and experience, were established as network priorities early on in the formation of the South West Maternity and Children’s Strategic Clinical Network. When the Maternity Working Group first came together in December 2013, discussions quickly focused on the need for comparable, timely, pertinent and quality assured […]

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Maternal & Infant Mental Health South West event – save the date

Improving maternal and infant mental health through early identification and expert management, and the development of agreed standards across the region are identified priorities of the South West Maternity and Children’s Strategic Clinical Network. The Network will be holding an all-day event on Thursday 6th November 2014 at Exeter Racecourse which will enable stakeholders to […]

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