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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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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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Improving the delivery of Hyperacute Stroke care: More benefit for more people

An end of project event was held recently at Exeter Racecourse which saw providers come together from across the South West. The Cardiovascular Network and the South West Academic Health Science Network worked with PenCHORD (Peninsula Collaboration for Health Operational Research & Development) University of Exeter to deliver the Hyperacute Stroke Care project. Chaired by […]

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Future In Mind – Strategy into Action for South West – 24 May 2016

The Government has committed to make children’s and young people’s mental health and emotional wellbeing a priority. NHS England is in the process of implementing a wider system transformation with partners from health, social care, education, third sector and employers to deliver the vision of ‘Future in Mind’ The South West Mental Health Network is […]

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Clinical Senate Digital Healthcare Conference

The Clinical Senate Digital Healthcare Conference is taking place next week!  Don’t miss your chance to register for the last few remaining places for this exciting conference.   Please follow the link below for more information

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