TVSCN News

Delivering Better Births: new report available

As part of the Better Births strategy, health organisations have been advised to offer women personalised care plans. Personalised care plans give women the opportunity to record their choices and preference for their maternity care. In order to produce plans that were useful and relevant to women, Thames Valley Strategic Clinical Network and the BOB […]

TVSCN maternity team nominated for NICE Award

The Thames Valley Strategic Clinical Network’s perinatal mental health service matrix has been listed as a runner up for a NICE Shared Learning Award. The award recognises projects that use NICE guidance to transform how services are organised and delivered, and to impact patients, service users, and the wider health system. Shortlisted project teams presented […]

Thames Valley SCN’s most popular content from 2018

As ever, it has been another busy year for the Thames Valley SCN. With so much going on, we’ve put together a list of some of our most popular events, videos, reports, and workstreams from 2018. End of life The end of life network has been working away on their section of the website, which […]

View the presentations from our physical health in SMI event

People living with severe mental illness (SMI) face one of the greatest health inequality gaps in the UK. In the Thames Valley, life expectancy is reduced by an average of 15–20 years mainly due to preventable physical illness. In order to support progress to prevent this inequality, the mental health network held a Thames Valley-wide […]

December end of life bulletin now available!

The End of Life network has released the latest edition of its monthly bulletin, covering regional and national updates. The December edition covers the lung health, A&E attendance by older people, personal health budgets, and more. If you have any material you would like covered in the next bulletin, please contact Gina King (gina.king1@nhs.net). Download […]