Clinical information/Slides from past meetings

Perinatal mental health resources and slides

Thanks to those who came to caroline Freeman’s talk on perinatal mental health on Wednesday. It was very interesting with loads of useful resources. Please see below her slides for information and reference: perinatal mental health – Sessional GPs – Dr Freeman medications in pregnancy march 2019 Mental Health Signposting (Continue Reading)

Clinical information/Referral pathways

New pregnancy termination service

Please see information regarding the new pregnancy termination service. Termination of Pregnancy Services in Shropshire – British Pregnancy Advisory Service (BPAS) As announced in September, the British Pregnancy Advisory Service (BPAS) has been awarded the contract for provision of Termination of Pregnancy Services (TOPS) in Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin. (Continue Reading)

Clinical information/Prescribing

NEWT guidelines for administration of medication to patients with enteral feeding tubes or swallowing difficulties

Please see below new passwords for the CCG’s subscription to NEWT guidelines: Link:                       http://access.newtguidelines.com Username:             hovercraft Password:              milkshake Level of access:     CCG staff and GP practices    

Clinical information/Referral pathways

One page summary of children’s mental health services in Shropshire and how to access them

Attached is a summary of the current children’s mental health services and how to access them, including contact numbers. We are very aware of the problems with the parts of these services provided by SSSFT. If you have specific examples, especially where referrals are inappropriately rejected, please do notify the (Continue Reading)