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National Delivery Plan for Children and Young People's Specialist Services in Scotland: Draft for Consultation

DescriptionThe National Delivery Plan makes recommendations for service delivery to provide sustainable specialist children's services in Scotland
Official Print Publication DateMarch 2008
Website Publication DateMarch 04, 2008


ISBN 978 0 7559 5664 7
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Ministerial Foreword

Section 1 Introduction
Stakeholder Involvement
Values and Principles

Section 2 Why Change is Needed Now
Specialist Children's Services - The Challenges

Section 3 The Way Forward - A National Delivery Plan
Further Work

Section 4 Making it Happen - Supporting Service Delivery
Priority Areas For Action
Children's Cancer Services Cystic Fibrosis and Inherited Metabolic Disease
Paediatric Rheumatology
General Surgery of Childhood
Role of Networks
Planning and Commissioning
Improving Quality - Performance Management

Section 5 Age Appropriate Care

Annex 1 - Children's services planned and commissioned at a UK and Scotland level, and Scottish Managed Clinical Networks ( MCNs)

Annex 2 - Proposed distribution of Specialist Services across the 3 Regions and 4 Children's Hospitals

Annex 3 - Executive Summary - Public Engagement Report - May 2007

Annex 4 - Membership of the National Steering Group for Specialist
Children's Services in Scotland

Annex 5 - Glossary

Response Sheet

Table 1: Services for which a Managed Clinical Network is already agreed
Table 2: Use of Video Conferencing in Current Networks
Table 3: Specialist Children's Services reviews - suggested approach to delivering services and how they should be planned and commissioned
Table 4: Organisation of acute inpatient services for children and young people in Scotland