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  • Co-producing maternity solutions: Case studies

    Download these case studies highlighting successes across the capital in maternity care, from those who have …

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  • Maternity co designed case studies: Nobody’s patient

    Download these maternity case studies resulting from Nobody’s patient work, highlighting successfully implemented solutions, co-produced with women and …

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  • Maternity experience workshops: A guide for running events

    Download this revised guide, based on the learning from our Whose shoes? workshops which aims to improve …

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  • Annual review 2013/14

    Read about the achievements of the London Strategic Clinical Networks (SCNs), highlighting successes as set out in …

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  • Improving heart failure services for people in London

    Review, recommendations and offer of support from the London Cardiac Clinical Network

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  • Atrial fibrillation toolkit for London

    Download the Atrial Fibrillation (AF) Toolkit, which aims to improve the detection and treatment for the …

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  • Gathering feedback from families following the death of their baby

    Many parents who have experienced bereavement want to offer feedback to ensure lessons are learned and …

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  • Perinatal mental health service for London: Guide for commissioners

    The London Mental Health Clinical Network and Healthy London Partnership and have published Perinatal mental health …

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  • Neurology | A new approach for London

    £3.3 billion in NHS neurological services (2012/13) More than half of the neurological programmed budget spent …

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  • Delivering integrated care for those with a long term neurological condition

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  • Hyper acute neurology services: For DGHs and regional neuroscience centres

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  • London neurology quality indicators

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  • Community neurology service | For common neurological conditions

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  • Maternal deaths in London (2015 review)

    This is the first annual report, reviewing all maternal deaths in London in 2015, published by …

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  • Hyper Acute Neurology Unit (HANU) Evaluation

    Read the summary evaluation of new hyperacute neurology models at a secondary care level, which clearly …

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  • Maternity early access guidance document published

    Toolkit aim: To support women, commissioners and maternity providers to improve access to London’s maternity services …

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  • Diabetes commissioning pack

    Download the combined suite here. This comprehensive commissioning pack aims to ensure excellent type 1 diabetes services …

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  • Delayed Transfer of Care Pan London Review

    This report has been prepared by the NHS England Delayed Transfer of Care Programme and provides …

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  • London stroke nurse competency workbook

    This workbook provides hospitals with an effective tool for training nurses to a highly consistent and …

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  • Tooling up and gearing up mental health in primary care

    This document supports people to improve access and understand the key components of good primary care …

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  • Excellence in anticoagulant care

    This document defines and describes the components of an excellent anticoagulation service. A consensus view on what …

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  • London acute neurology services: A case for change

    This document describes why neurological services must change how patients are managed upon entering the health system through emergency and …

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  • Improving the quality of care in the last days of life

    This document identifies best practice in the way medications should be managed in the last days …

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  • Understanding dementia memory services across London

    This reports details the results of the clinical audit carried out on London dementia memory services …

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  • Prevention of AF-related stroke: Position statement

    This position statement supports the implementation of NICE guidance for the prevention of atrial fibrillation (AF) …

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  • Maternity – Manchester ‘Making it better’ report

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  • Maternity – Manchester ‘Making it better’ evaluation report

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  • Dementia post diagnostic support planning

    Guidance for commissioners and providers to meet the NICE Quality Standard on Dementia (QS1), which states …

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  • Video guide: Adults with headache

    View this problem-specific video map, Adults with headache, for insight into the diagnosis and management of …

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  • Video guide: Adults with dizzy spells

    View this educational problem-specific video map, Adults with dizzy spells, for insight into the diagnosis and …

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  • Video guide: Adults with transient loss of consciousness

    View this educational problem-specific video map, Adults with transient loss of consciousness – Faints, fits and …

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  • Commissioners’ checklist for end of life care

    This integrated checklist is a resource for end of life care commissioners to review their existing …

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  • Improving experience in renal care

    The Renal Clinical Network surveyed 500+ haemodialysis patients to improve the experience and care delivered in …

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  • Primary care medical appraisal guide / model appraisal form

    Designed with the medical appraisal meeting in mind, this document is an example of a repository that …

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  • Models to access neurological expertise

    This document provides a number of models in use in England that address access to neurological …

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  • Building the right workforce for diabetes care; A toolkit for healthcare professionals

    This toolkit, developed for those involved in out of hospital care for people with Diabetes, presents the …

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  • Involving service users for quality improvements in maternity

    This document provides case studies illustrating outcomes from trusts which took part in our Whose Shoes? …

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  • London-wide end of life care (EOLC) documentation: Letter of intent

    The attached letter of intent states forthcoming plans for London-wide end of life care (EOLC) documentation …

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  • Six month stroke reviews commissioning guide

    Designed to support commissioners in six month reviews, applicable to all stroke survivors, details the provision …

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  • Best practice renal foot care guidance

    This guidance has been written for all members of the multi disciplinary team caring for patients …

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  • Maternity Services Specification

    This document sets out a generic maternity services specification for London. It draws on national documents, …

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  • End of Life Care: Education and training case studies (pdf version)

    This interactive library of case study examples in training in end of life care can be refined by …

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  • End of Life Care: Education and training case studies

    This interactive library of case study examples in training in end of life care can be refined by …

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  • What can I expect from good quality services if I have dementia?

    What can I expect from good quality services if I have dementia? This document is aimed at …

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  • Report | Living with diabetes: What support is needed?

    This report provides an analysis into the responses received by the Diabetes SCN from the 2014 survey which …

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  • Infographic | Living with diabetes: What support do people want?

    View this infographic showing the survey results by the Diabetes SCN which collected views by Londoners living …

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  • Dementia – Immediate Post Diagnosis Support Guidance

    The living well with dementia workstream has created guidance for professionals to support people with dementia …

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  • Asthma standards for children and young people

    Download the London asthma standards for children and young people, updated and revised Feb 2016 by …

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  • Acute care standards for children and young people

    Download the London Children and Young People’s (CYP) Strategic Clinical Network (SCN)’s acute care standards for …

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  • Supporting people with dementia: Life after diagnosis

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  • Reducing infant mortality in London

    This evidence resource from Public Health England aims to provide a snapshot of infant mortality and …

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  • London child safety update: Sudden unexpected deaths in infancy

    From Public Health England, this document summarises the evidence about sudden unexpected deaths in infancy (SUDI) …

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  • Perinatal Mental Health Commissioning Workshop

    On Wednesday 8th July the MH SCN delivered a perinatal mental health commissioning workshop to 60 …

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  • Dementia Recognition Scheme Guidance

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  • Psychological support for people living with cancer

    The London Mental Health Strategic Clinical Network, in partnership with the Transforming Cancer Services Team for …

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  • Improving the management of diabetes care: A toolkit for London clinical commissioning groups

    This toolkit brings together examples of best practise where different areas of London have made significant …

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  • Early supported discharge: Service specification

    This service specification for early supported discharge (ESD) provides scope, delivery, criteria and planning details to …

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  • Dementia – guidance on content of delirium policies

    Guidance on content of delirium policies   The improving quality of care workstream has produced this …

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  • Managing pain for people with dementia

    Guidance on managing pain in people with dementia. The improving quality of care workstream has produced …

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  • Weekend stroke therapy commissioning guidance

    This document presents options for delivering therapy services on weekends across all stroke services in London. …

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  • What is a good death?

    This document defines what a good death is for those in the capital, ensuring a clear …

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  • Commissioning guidance: Foot care service for people with diabetes

    This service specification for commissioners aims to deliver equity of access to foot care for people …

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  • 2014/15 annual review

    This document provides a review of the work delivered by the London Clinical Networks in 2014/15.

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  • Overarching principles for end of life care training

    This document covers the key principles on how end of life training can be delivered effectively …

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  • Using HbA1c for better diabetes detection

    This consensus statement, developed by the Diabetes SCLG, recommends the use of HbA1c as the preferred method …

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  • Cardiovascular SCN news (Mar 2015)

    Read the March 2015 newsletter from the London Cardiovascular SCN, with a focus on primary care.

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  • Aspiring to foot care excellence: Meeting resources | 5 March 2015

    This 5 March 2015 meeting of the London Foot Care Network provided an opportunity for healthcare …

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  • Understanding diabetes in London

    This document provides both a snapshot of the scale of the explosive issue of increasing diabetes …

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  • London diabetes community health profiles

    The Diabetes Community Health Profiles bring together a wide range of data on diabetes in adults …

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  • Patient and public involvement for CCGs

    View the slide deck on patient and public involvement presented by Paul Trevatt to CCG PPI …

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  • Mental Health SCN newsletter (Dec 2014)

    Download the Mental Health SCN newsletter, detailing work stream progress, local networks, published documents, collaboration and …

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  • London neurology profiles by CCG

    Review this data-rich resource which provides in-depth analysis of London neurology services by CCG, including admissions, …

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  • Maternity experience workshop: A guide based on the learning from the London pilot workshops

    Please see the updated version of this guide HERE (Mar 2017). This Maternity experience workshop guide …

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  • Children and young people: A case for change

    This report makes a case for change to the current provision of health services for children …

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  • Dying in London: We must do better

    View this infographic on end of life care in London which highlights variation in the quality …

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  • Patient and public involvement: 2014/15 review

    This January 2015 review of patient and public engagement and involvement (PPEI) provides examples of the …

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  • Commissioning recommendations for psychological support

    This guide provides recommendations for commissioners when providing emotional and psychological support on the diabetes care …

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  • Acute neurology in London: The case for change

    This case for change on acute neurology services, developed by the London Neuroscience SCN, provides a …

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  • End of life care: Themes discussed at stakeholder event

    Read the themes discussed at the End of Life Care Clinical Network stakeholder event on 24 …

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  • Commissioning magazine: SCN article

    Read this May 2014 article published in Commissioning magazine on the London SCNs describing the role …

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  • Children and young people: Engagement event summary

    View this summary infographic from the 29 November 2014 workshop held by the Children and Young …

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  • Dementia training for health and social care staff in London

    The Improving Quality of Care working group within the London Dementia SCN has produced these dementia …

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  • London Mental Health Crisis Care Concordat: Event slides

    View the slides from the 27 October 2014 event which profiled London’s response to the national …

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  • Strengthening mental health commissioning in primary care: Slides from event

    View the slides from the 3 July 2014 event focused on the commissioning guidance, Strengthening mental …

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  • London SCN commissioning recommendations 2015/16

    These commissioning recommendations provide a basis for robust engagement with providers of services, and are intended …

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  • SCN and Senate high level briefing

    This May 2014 briefing highlights the key achievements, events and publications by the SCNs and Senate …

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  • Commissioning checklist for dementia

    The London Dementia SCN has produced this integrated checklist for commissioning services which will provide excellent …

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  • Sugar and spice: Type 1 diabetes and eating disorders – Event summary

    Download the summary of the 11 November 2014 event, Sugar and spice: Type 1 diabetes and …

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  • Mental health crisis commissioning standards and recommendations

    This guidance is the set of standards and recommendations for commissioning mental health crisis services, plus …

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  • Mental health crisis care commissioning standards and recommendations (summary)

    This booklet is a summary version of the standards and recommendations for commissioning mental health crisis …

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  • London mental health crisis commissioning: Case studies

    These case studies provide national and regional best practice of crisis mental health commissioning, which serves …

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  • London neuro quality and safety organisational audit

    View the London organisational audit of secondary and tertiary neurological care providers, which found that no …

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  • London SCN 2013/14 annual review

    Read the accomplishments of the London SCNs in the 2013/14 year in review. The review documents …

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  • Arrhythmia best practice

    Complete heart block (CHB) and ventricular tachycardia (VT) triaging pathway case study highlighted in NHS England …

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  • London networks and priorities

    Download the overview of the London strategic clinical networks, clinical networks and operational delivery networks and …

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  • Dementia SCN news (Jul 2014)

    Read the July 2014 newsletter from the London Dementia SCN.

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  • Cardiovascular SCN news (Oct 2014)

    Read the October 2014 newsletter from the London Cardiovascular SCN.

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  • Cardiovascular SCN news (Jun 2014)

    Read the June 2014 newsletter from the London Cardiovascular SCN.

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  • Children and Young People SCN news (Dec 2014)

    Read the December 2014 newsletter from the Children and Young People SCN.

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  • Children and Young People SCN news (Oct 2013)

    Read the October 2013 newsletter from the London Children and Young People SCN.

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  • Children and Young People SCN news (Apr 2014)

    Read the April 2014 news from the London Children and Young People SCN.

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  • Maternity SCN news (Jul 2014)

    Read the July 2014 newsletter from the Maternity SCN.

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  • Mental health: Key facts in London

    View this infographic containing key mental health statistics for London. (Apr 2014)

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  • Dementia: Key facts in London

    View this infographic that shows key statistics of dementia in London. (May 2014)

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  • Cardiovascular: Key stats for London

    View this infographic containing cardiovascular statistics in London. (Feb 2014)

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  • Children and young people: Key stats in London

    View this infographic containing statistics on London’s children and young people. (Oct 2013)  

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  • Maternity: Key facts in London

    View an infographic of maternity data for London. (Jan 2014)

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  • Strengthening mental health commissioning in primary care

    Specifically written for mental health commissioners and practitioners, Strengthening mental health commissioning in primary care – …

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  • Sample Report

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