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  • Improving mental health outcomes for Children and Young People - event report-back

    21st January 2019

    Children and Young People’s Mental Health colleagues from across the North West Coast came together for an informative and collaborative ‘outcomes metric’ workshop led by NHS England programme managers ...
  • Finding information and resources from our Strategic Clinical Networks

    18th January 2019

    Trying to access useful information and resources from the North West Coast Strategic Clinical Networks? All our network information and resources on Diabetes, Mental Health and Dementia, Maternity and Perinatal Mental Health and Palliative and End of Life Care can now be found on the NHS England website ...
  • NHS Long Term Plan

    17th January 2019

    The NHS Long Term Plan was launched on 7th January 2019. In the next stages, health systems are to produce detailed local implementation plans by the spring. These will then be brought together in a detailed national implementation programme in the autumn ...
  • Implementing MECC at scale in Cheshire and Merseyside

    15th January 2019

    The SCN has jointly funded a programme manager role with Public Health teams in Cheshire and Merseyside to lead and implement MECC (Making Every Contact Count) at scale in Cheshire and Merseyside. One year into the role, Louise Vernon has been reporting back on the progress to date ...
  • Celebrate our shared achievements in 2017-18

    10th December 2018

    Welcome to our joint SCN and Clinical Senates' annual report for 2017-18. We’re delighted to celebrate our shared achievements and are proud of the ongoing contribution our team and partners are making across the North West ...
  • Specialist Perinatal Mental Health Mother and Baby Unit opens its doors

    23rd November 2018

    Lancashire and Cumbria’s new specialist inpatient Mother and Baby Unit (MBU) officially opened its doors on 30th October at Chorley and South Ribble District General Hospital. Before the new unit was developed, the nearest facility was at Wythenshawe in Manchester ...
  • NHS England team review progress of new specialist community perinatal mental health service

    23rd November 2018

    Last month Camilla Rosen and Giles Berrisford from NHS England’s national perinatal mental health team visited Lancashire to look at progress on the new specialist community perinatal mental health service ...
  • Perinatal Mental Health Strategy 2018-2021

    21st November 2018

    The SCN’s Perinatal Mental Health Network is pleased to announce the publication of our Perinatal Mental Health Strategy 2018 – 2021, developed in collaboration with our partners across the North West Coast ...
  • Transforming Diabetes treatment, care and prevention

    19th November 2018

    Over 80 delegates attended our recent Diabetes Treatment, Care and Prevention event including patients, clinicians, carers, commissioners, third sector representatives and the diabetes national and regional teams ...
  • World Diabetes Day – championing the role of the family

    19th November 2018

    This year, the World Diabetes Day campaign aimed in particular to raise awareness of the impact diabetes has on the family and promoting the role of the family in the management, care, prevention and education of the condition ...