Archive | Cardiovascular

ABCD Diabetes Workshop July 2017- Presentations from the event

Please find below a Box link for you to access all the presentations from the ABCD Diabetes National Workshop on ‘How to Commission & Deliver Cost Effective Care’. The only presentation unavailable is the second one by Professor Cliff Bailey as he has committed his to be published first in a journal.   ABCD have negotiated with Novo […]

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Cardiovascular Network Newsletter April 2017

The Cardiovascular Network is sharing their latest news – read all about progress being made and ongoing work updates in their April newsletter. Links to information and stories are mainly hosted on this site, where much more information can be accessed. Cardiovascular Clinical Network Newsletter April 2017 We hope that you enjoy reading about the work of the Cardiovascular Network.

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Foot Risk Awareness and Management Education (FRAME) tool – a new version for England

A foot care peer review programme of care providers across the South West, carried out by the South West Clinical Network in 2014-15, identified a need for accessible training in foot assessment for primary care diabetes teams. Working with the Universities of Edinburgh and Plymouth the FRAME tool has been updated to reflect NICE guidance […]

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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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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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NHS National Diabetes Prevention Programme Planning Workshop 7 July 2016

NHS National Diabetes Prevention Programme Planning Workshop The South West Cardiovascular Network and Public Health England jointly held a planning workshop in Taunton on 7 July.  Chaired by Dr Martin James, Clinical Director for the CV network, the aim of the day was to help  areas prepare their Expressions of Interest (EOI)  ahead of the next wave of applications in […]

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National Diabetes Prevention Programme Workshop – Thursday 7 July

South West Cardiovascular Clinical Network with Public Health England Healthier You: NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme (NDPP) Planning workshop, Thursday 7 July, 10.00am – 3.30pm Taunton Rugby Club, Hyde Park, Taunton, TA2 8BU Programme available: 07072016 NDPP Workshop Programme If you would like to register for this event please contact    

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