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Paediatric Critical Care Network

About us

The Thames Valley & Wessex Paediatric Critical Care Operational Delivery Network team consists of a network manager, a clinical lead, a lead nurse, a lead educator, an intelligence officer, a network coordinator and a network administrator.

The Network Team

Natalie Hughes

Natalie Hughes
Network Manager

Thames Valley & Wessex Paediatric Critical Care Operational Delivery Network

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Natalie's Bio

Natalie has been an active member of the PCC ODN for many years, initially starting as a representative for her hospital, then as the nurse representative for Thames Valley and then in February 2019 she finally joined the Paediatric and TYA ODNs as an interim manager before being appointed as the PCC and SIC ODN Manager in November 2019. Since then, she has had Childrens Cancer, TYA Cancer and Paediatric Neurosciences added to her portfolio of ODNs. Previous to working in the ODNs, Natalie has worked as a paediatric nurse in a DGH within TV&W progressing upto Senior Sister before moving into the ODNs. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her children and family as well as attending ice hockey.

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Dr Jim Baird

Dr Jim Baird
Clinical Lead

Thames Valley & Wessex Paediatric Critical Care Operational Delivery Network

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Jim's Bio

Jim became Clinical Lead for Paediatric Critical Care in November 2018 having previously been Chair of the Wessex Paediatric Critical Care Forum. Jim started his medical career undertaking surgical exams and aiming for an Orthopaedic career. Fortunately, after time spent in Australia, he started a Paediatric career on his return to Wessex and has maintained an interest in Paediatric Critical Care as a DGH paediatrician in Salisbury. Being able to contribute to Paediatric Critical Care across the TVW region and make improvements based on learning from critical care events as Clinical Lead for the PCC ODN is a great privilege, from which Jim is only occasionally distracted by his dogs, the golf course, the pub and family of four children.

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Alex Elson

Alex Elson
Lead Nurse

Thames Valley & Wessex Paediatric Critical Care Operational Delivery Network

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Alex's Bio

Alex joined the ODN in January 2021 as the Lead Nurse for Paediatric Critical Care. She started her career as a nurse in a neonatal unit but quickly realised her passion was caring for the critically ill child rather than neonate. Over the course of her career she has focused on Paediatric Critical Care (HDU/ICU), Paediatric Site Management and Outreach. She has set up and grown a Paediatric Critical Care Outreach service within Oxford and most recently has worked as the Matron in Paediatric Critical Care. She is looking forward to working across a network that she has worked within for many years. She loves to get out hiking in the mountains and running with her 2 dogs whenever she can.

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Rosie Priddy

Rosie Priddy
Lead Educator

Thames Valley & Wessex Paediatric Critical Care Operational Delivery Network

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Rosie's Bio

Rosie joined the team as the Lead Educator across the Thames Valley and Wessex Paediatric and TYA ODNs in January 2021. After initially working across a variety of paediatric and neonatal services, she specialised in Paediatric Critical Care, and has been a Paediatric Critical Care Sister for the last 5 years. Having been involved with PCC ODN nurse education across Thames Valley for several years, she is now enjoying the opportunity to support multidisciplinary education across the ODNs on a wider scale.

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Joao Ngengo

Joao Ngengo
Business Intelligence (Thames Valley and Wessex)

Thames Valley & Wessex Paediatric Critical Care Operational Delivery Network

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Joao's Bio

Joao joined the network in May 2020. He started his career as a Applications Engineer in Anritsu. In more recent years he has worked as a Technical Analyst in Jaguar Land Rover overseeing Research Projects. He is now enjoying leading the Data Analysis & Business intelligence for Paediatric ODNs for TVW region with the invaluable support of his team.

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Bethan Hughes

Bethan Hughes
Network Coordinator

Thames Valley & Wessex Paediatric Critical Care Operational Delivery Network

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Bethan 's Bio

Bethan joined the Network in July 2020 after finishing her degree in Events Management. She recently worked for a company who provided the recruitment services for the Metropolitan Police Service and has previously worked for the Office for National Statistics and the John Lewis Partnership. She is enjoying working as a the ODN Coordinator alongside the ODN team.

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Ellen O'Sullivan

Ellen O'Sullivan
Network Administrator

Thames Valley & Wessex Paediatric Critical Care Operational Delivery Network

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Ellen's Bio

Ellen joined the network in April 2021, she started her career within the healthcare sector in 2015 after achieving a degree in visual communication at the Arts University in Bournemouth. During the time spent within the healthcare sector she has worked in both domiciliary and care home settings at a managerial level where she personally developed her skills in the area of dementia care. Ellen is excited to be a member of the team and looks forward to using her skills and experience to develop the network further.

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Network Geography

The geography of the ODN covers all paediatric hospital services in Thames Valley & Wessex.

This includes Oxford and Southampton as tertiary centres, and 11 District General Hospital Trusts.

Please click on a location for direct access to individual hospital's website.

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Paediatric Surgery in Children Network

About us

The Thames Valley & Wessex Paediatric Surgery in Children Operational Delivery Network team consists of a network manager, a clinical lead, a lead nurse, a lead educator, an intelligence officer, a network coordinator and a network administrator.

The Network Team

Natalie Hughes

Natalie Hughes
Network Manager

Thames Valley & Wessex Paediatric Surgery in Children Operational Delivery Network

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Natalie's Bio

Natalie has been an active member of the PCC ODN for many years, initially starting as a representative for her hospital, then as the nurse representative for Thames Valley and then in February 2019 she finally joined the Paediatric and TYA ODNs as an interim manager before being appointed as the PCC and SIC ODN Manager in November 2019. Since then, she has had Childrens Cancer, TYA Cancer and Paediatric Neurosciences added to her portfolio of ODNs. Previous to working in the ODNs, Natalie has worked as a paediatric nurse in a DGH within TV&W progressing upto Senior Sister before moving into the ODNs. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her children and family as well as attending ice hockey.

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Paul Johnson

Paul Johnson
Clinical Lead

Thames Valley & Wessex Paediatric Surgery in Children Operational Delivery Network

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Paul's Bio

Paul is Professor of Paediatric Surgery at the University of Oxford and a Consultant Paediatric Surgeon at Oxford Children’s Hospital. He is Director of the Oxford Pancreatic Islet Cell Programme, Chair of the NHSBT National Islet Steering Group and Chairs the British Association of Paediatric Surgeons Research Committee. He became Interim Clinical Lead for the NHS Thames Valley and Wessex Surgery in Children ODN in August 2020 and was appointed to the definitive post starting April 2021. Paul is passionate about collaborative working and team building and believes that the ODN model will enable best and inclusive care for all children across our region. He is married to Hilary who is a retired Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, and they have 2 grown up children. To relax he enjoys fly-fishing and is an avid life-long Chelsea fan.

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Charlotte Hammerton-Jackson

Charlotte Hammerton-Jackson
Lead Nurse

Thames Valley & Wessex Paediatric Surgery in Children Operational Delivery Network

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Charlotte's Bio

Charlotte joined our ODN in March 2021 as the Lead Nurse for Surgery in Children. She qualified as a Children’s Nurse in 1996 moving from her home in Wales to the beautiful city of Oxford. After 10 years working in acute medicine and developing a passion for neurosciences nursing, she moved to work in paediatric specialist surgery becoming the Ward Sister of a busy Neurosciences and Specialist Surgical Unit where she worked until she joined our ODN. As well as providing neurosciences care (neurology, neurosurgery and neuro rehab), the unit also provided ENT, ophthalmology and plastic surgery and was one of only four national centres performing craniofacial surgery and was a regional centre for cleft lip and palate surgery. She first became involved with the ODNs during the Safe and Sustainable review of paediatric neurosurgery in our region and worked with network colleagues in Southampton and Bristol to develop the Children’s Neurosciences course which has been an immense success and is currently in its third year. After 25 years as a clinical nurse, Charlotte is now looking forward to developing the Surgery in Children ODN and increasing its profile within Thames Valley and Wessex.

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Rosie Priddy

Rosie Priddy
Lead Educator

Thames Valley & Wessex Paediatric Surgery in Children Operational Delivery Network

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Rosie's Bio

Rosie joined the team as the Lead Educator across the Thames Valley and Wessex Paediatric and TYA ODNs in January 2021. After initially working across a variety of paediatric and neonatal services, she specialised in Paediatric Critical Care, and has been a Paediatric Critical Care Sister for the last 5 years. Having been involved with PCC ODN nurse education across Thames Valley for several years, she is now enjoying the opportunity to support multidisciplinary education across the ODNs on a wider scale.

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Joao Ngengo

Joao Ngengo
Business Intelligence (Thames Valley and Wessex)

Thames Valley & Wessex Paediatric Surgery in Children Operational Delivery Network

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Joao's Bio

Joao joined the network in May 2020. He started his career as a Applications Engineer in Anritsu. In more recent years he has worked as a Technical Analyst in Jaguar Land Rover overseeing Research Projects. He is now enjoying leading the Data Analysis & Business intelligence for Paediatric ODNs for TVW region with the invaluable support of his team.

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Bethan Hughes

Bethan Hughes
Network Coordinator

Thames Valley & Wessex Paediatric Surgery in Children Operational Delivery Network

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Bethan's Bio

Bethan joined the Network in July 2020 after finishing her degree in Events Management. She recently worked for a company who provided the recruitment services for the Metropolitan Police Service and has previously worked for the Office for National Statistics and the John Lewis Partnership. She is enjoying working as a the ODN Coordinator alongside the ODN team.

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Ellen O'Sullivan

Ellen O'Sullivan
Network Administrator

Thames Valley & Wessex Paediatric Surgery in Children Operational Delivery Network

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Ellen's Bio

Ellen joined the network in April 2021, she started her career within the healthcare sector in 2015 after achieving a degree in visual communication at the Arts University in Bournemouth. During the time spent within the healthcare sector she has worked in both domiciliary and care home settings at a managerial level where she personally developed her skills in the area of dementia care. Ellen is excited to be a member of the team and looks forward to using her skills and experience to develop the network further.

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Network Geography

The geography of the ODN covers the Level 1 Surgical Centre (Southampton), Level 2 Cardiology Centre (Oxford) and all Level 3 District General Hospitals within our area.

Please click on a location for direct access to individual hospital's website.

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Paediatric Neurosciences Network

About us

The NHS South Paediatric Neurosciences team consists of a network manager, a clinical lead, two joint clinical leads, a lead AHP, a lead educator, an intelligence officer, a network coordinator and a network administrator.

The Network Team

Natalie Hughes
Network Manager

NHS South Paediatric Neurosciences ODN

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Nat's Bio

Natalie has been an active member of the PCC ODN for many years, initially starting as a representative for her hospital, then as the nurse representative for Thames Valley and then in February 2019 she finally joined the Paediatric and TYA ODNs as an interim manager before being appointed as the PCC and SIC ODN Manager in November 2019. Since then, she has had Childrens Cancer, TYA Cancer and Paediatric Neurosciences added to her portfolio of ODNs. Previous to working in the ODNs, Natalie has worked as a paediatric nurse in a DGH within TV&W progressing upto Senior Sister before moving into the ODNs. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her children and family as well as attending ice hockey.

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Dr Ingram Wright

Dr Ingram Wright
Clinical Lead

NHS South Paediatric Neurosciences ODN

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Ingram's Bio

Ingram was appointed as joint clinical lead for the South West in December 2017 following the extension of the network. He is the lead for paediatric neuropsychology services in Bristol Children’s Hospital. He is passionate about encouraging clinicians to work outside of conventional boundaries and supporting the development of care pathways to improve equitable access to care.

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Dr Andrea Whitney
Clinical Lead

NHS South Paediatric Neurosciences ODN

Dr Amedeo Calisto
Clinical Lead

NHS South Paediatric Neurosciences ODN

Jennifer Smith

Jennifer Smith
Lead AHP

NHS South Paediatric Neurosciences ODN

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Jenny's Bio

Jenny Smith is a chartered paediatric physiotherapist with over 12 years senior experience. Her current positions include Allied Health Professional (AHP) lead for Neurosciences at Bristol Royal Hospital for Children and AHP Lead for Paediatric Neurosciences ODN. Specialising in neurosciences and Tone Management, she was the first qualified paediatric Botulinum Toxin injector for University Hospital Bristol and helped establish a therapy lead toxin service for Paediatric Neurosciences. She is recognised as a consultant therapist for Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy (SDR) service and represents Bristol at several national steering and special interest groups. She provides leadership and clinical support for the regional Bristol Neuro Rehabilitation service and chair of associated meetings for evaluation and development. Jenny has proven experience in clinical audit and research as one of the lead therapists for Commissioning through Evaluation for SDR with the successful publication of three papers.

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Joanne Powell

Joanne Powell
Lead Nurse

NHS South Paediatric Neurosciences ODN

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Jo's Bio

Jo has recently joined the Paediatric Neurosciences Network after nearly 25 years working for University Hospitals Southampton NHS Trust. She started her paediatric nursing career at UHS as a staff nurse, then sister on the Neonatal Unit. In 2003 Jo utilised her transferable skills to develop and lead the Paediatric High Dependency Unit until 2017. During her time in the Trust Jo was the Lead Nurse for the Children’s Safeguarding Team for 12 months and was also seconded into the service improvement team. Most recently Jo was matron for Ophthalmology. Jo is excited about the opportunity to work across a wider network that offers a greater scope to improve the care and equity to the Children and their families within the Paediatric Neurosciences Network. She enjoys spending her time with her 2 daughters, walking and cycling.

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Rosie Priddy

Rosie Priddy
Lead Educator

NHS South Paediatric Neurosciences ODN

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Rosie's Bio

Rosie joined the team as the Lead Educator across the Thames Valley and Wessex Paediatric and TYA ODNs in January 2021. After initially working across a variety of paediatric and neonatal services, she specialised in Paediatric Critical Care, and has been a Paediatric Critical Care Sister for the last 5 years. Having been involved with PCC ODN nurse education across Thames Valley for several years, she is now enjoying the opportunity to support multidisciplinary education across the ODNs on a wider scale.

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Joao Ngengo

Joao Ngengo
Business Intelligence (Thames Valley and Wessex)

NHS South Paediatric Neurosciences ODN

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Joao 's Bio

Joao joined the network in May 2020. He started his career as a Applications Engineer in Anritsu. In more recent years he has worked as a Technical Analyst in Jaguar Land Rover overseeing Research Projects. He is now enjoying leading the Data Analysis & Business intelligence for Paediatric ODNs for TVW region with the invaluable support of his team.

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Bethan Hughes

Bethan Hughes
Network Coordinator

NHS South Paediatric Neurosciences ODN

Read bio

Bethan's Bio

Bethan joined the Network in July 2020 after finishing her degree in Events Management. She recently worked for a company who provided the recruitment services for the Metropolitan Police Service and has previously worked for the Office for National Statistics and the John Lewis Partnership. She is enjoying working as a the ODN Coordinator alongside the ODN team.

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Ellen O'Sullivan

Ellen O'Sullivan
Network Administrator

NHS South Paediatric Neurosciences ODN

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Ellen's Bio

Ellen joined the network in April 2021, she started her career within the healthcare sector in 2015 after achieving a degree in visual communication at the Arts University in Bournemouth. During the time spent within the healthcare sector she has worked in both domiciliary and care home settings at a managerial level where she personally developed her skills in the area of dementia care. Ellen is excited to be a member of the team and looks forward to using her skills and experience to develop the network further.

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Network Geography

The geography of the ODN covers the all paediatric neurosciences services in the Children’s Hospitals in Bristol, Oxford and Southampton. This includes links with 26 District General Hospitals through their referral pathways as well as links with community trusts and primary care.

Please click on a location for direct access to individual hospital's website.

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Children and TYA Cancer

About us

The NHS South Children and TYA Cancer team consists of a network manager, a clinical lead, a lead educator, an intelligence officer, a network coordinator and a network administrator.

The Network Team

Natalie Hughes

Natalie Hughes
Network Manager

NHS South Children and TYA Cancer ODN

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Natalie's Bio

Natalie has been an active member of the PCC ODN for many years, initially starting as a representative for her hospital, then as the nurse representative for Thames Valley and then in February 2019 she finally joined the Paediatric and TYA ODNs as an interim manager before being appointed as the PCC and SIC ODN Manager in November 2019. Since then, she has had Childrens Cancer, TYA Cancer and Paediatric Neurosciences added to her portfolio of ODNs. Previous to working in the ODNs, Natalie has worked as a paediatric nurse in a DGH within TV&W progressing upto Senior Sister before moving into the ODNs. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her children and family as well as attending ice hockey.

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Dr Juliet Gray
Children's Cancer Clinical Lead

NHS South Children and TYA Cancer ODN

Dr Shaun Wilson
Children's Cancer Clinical Lead

NHS South Children and TYA Cancer ODN

Dr Georgina Hall
Teenager and Young Adult Cancer Clinical Lead

NHS South Children and TYA Cancer ODN

Dr Andrew Davies
Teenager and Young Adult Cancer Clinical Lead

NHS South Children and TYA Cancer ODN

Rosie Priddy
Lead Educator

NHS South Children and TYA Cancer ODN

Joao Ngengo

Joao Ngengo
Business Intelligence (Thames Valley and Wessex)

NHS South Children and TYA Cancer ODN

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Joao's Bio

Joao joined the network in May 2020. He started his career as a Applications Engineer in Anritsu. In more recent years he has worked as a Technical Analyst in Jaguar Land Rover overseeing Research Projects. He is now enjoying leading the Data Analysis & Business intelligence for Paediatric ODNs for TVW region with the invaluable support of his team.

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Bethan Hughes

Bethan Hughes
Network Coordinator

NHS South Children and TYA Cancer ODN

Read bio

Bethan 's Bio

Bethan joined the Network in July 2020 after finishing her degree in Events Management. She recently worked for a company who provided the recruitment services for the Metropolitan Police Service and has previously worked for the Office for National Statistics and the John Lewis Partnership. She is enjoying working as a the ODN Coordinator alongside the ODN team.

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Ellen O'Sullivan
Network Administrator

NHS South Children and TYA Cancer ODN

Network Geography

The geography of the ODN covers all paediatric hospital services in Thames Valley & Wessex.

This includes Oxford and Southampton as tertiary centres, and 11 District General Hospital Trusts.

Please click on a location for direct access to individual hospital's website.

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Map of  geography
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