Upcoming event: Recent developments in mental health provision for young people

We are pleased to announce the Thames Valley/Wessex SCN Health and Justice Children and Young Peoples Mental Health Conference on Thursday 6th July being led by: Dr Nick Hindley, Consultant Child and Adolescent Forensic Psychiatrist, and NHS England National Clinical Lead for FCAMHS Caroline Twitchett, Children & Young People Quality Lead, NHS England and Dr Jon […]

Cervical Screening Awareness Week 12-18 June

12-18 June is Cervical Screening Awareness Week. This year, NHS England South are supporting Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust, to help raise awareness of cervical screening. Colleagues at PHE, Trusts, Local authorities and CCGs across the South have been asked to support the campaign. There are resources on a landing page hosted on the NHS England […]

End of Life network bulletin is available

The End of Life network has released the latest edition of its monthly bulletin, covering regional and national updates. The May 2017 newsletter covers the new NICE quality standards, pop up cafes, and the Message in a Bottle scheme. Places are now available for the What Matters to Me: A Human Rights Approach to End of […]

Weight Loss & Improved Health Outcomes – Webinar now published

  On Wednesday 26th April TVSCN were delighted to host Professor Susan Jebb OBE from the Nuffield Department of Primary Care, Univeristy of Oxford to Jubilee House. Professor Jebb gave a fascinating presentation on her research into brief interventions on weight loss in the primary care setting and we have produced an accompanying webinar which we hope will be […]

Enhanced TVSCN Dementia Friendly Practice Scheme

Eight GP surgeries across the Thames Valley have been successful in their applications to become Exemplar Dementia Friendly Surgeries within their respective CCGs (two were awarded within Oxfordshire due to the size of the geographical area). The successful practices are: * Balmore Park, Reading * Kintbury & Woolton Surgery, Berkshire * Ringmead Medical Practice, Bracknell […]