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17 March 2022 at 8:00 am - 10:00 am

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Community of Practice: Innovation needs for Children and Young People’s ADHD Pathway

The South West and West of England Academic Health Science Network are delighted to hold the second regional collaborative Community of Practice to explore innovation needs for Children and Young People’s (CYP) Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) pathway with CYP mental health services and community paediatrics, as part of The AHSN network Focus ADHD project.

About this event:

The event will be held on Microsoft Teams and joining instructions will also be circulated when you have registered for the event if you register on the link.

The CoP is an opportunity to share and learn with West of England and South West commissioners, service leads and clinicians involved in the ADHD pathway to share challenges and solutions with regional colleagues and explore common areas of support required.

This meeting will focus on:

  • Building on insights from the first community of practice to frame what a child centered integrated care pathway for neurodiversity is   
    • Focussing on pre-referral and referral waiting lists 
  • Defining desired outcomes from a Community of Practice  
  • Exploring regional innovation best practice case studies 

Chair: Dr Lisa Teoh, Consultant Community Paediatrician, Torbay and South Devon NHS Trust 

What will the community of practice enable?

A cross regional, supportive network to share challenges, experience and best practice and focus on areas for innovation on the ADHD pathway as directed by the network.

What is the Focus ADHD project?

West of England and SW AHSN are working with mental health trusts and community paediatric services to improve the assessment process for ADHD using computer-based tests (measuring attention, impulsivity and activity) to supplement current clinical assessment processes. Find out more here!


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Event details

17 March 2022
8:00 am - 10:00 am


South West and West of England AHSNs



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