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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 and a clinical lead.

The Network Team

Natalie Hughes
Network Manager

Thames Valley & Wessex Paediatric Critical Care Operational Delivery Network

Dr Jim Baird
Clinical Lead

Thames Valley & Wessex Paediatric Critical Care Operational Delivery Network

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Jim's Bio

Jim has been the clinical lead for the ODN for Thames Valley and Wessex since September 2018. Prior to that, he was the Chair of the Wessex Paediatric Critical Care Forum for several years. He is a consultant paediatrician at Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust. He is specially interested in improving pathways for patients with long term ventilation

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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.

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Paediatric Cardiac Network

About us

The Thames Valley & Wessex Paediatric Cardiac Operational Delivery Network team consists of a network manager and a clinical lead.

The Network Team

Sally Stanley

Sally Stanley
CHD Network Manager

Thames Valley & Wessex Paediatric Cardiac Operational Delivery Network

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Sally's Bio

Sally has been seconded from NHS England to the Congenital Heart Disease (CHD) ODN Network managers role until the end of March 2021. She has worked in various clinical networks including cancer, children and maternity. Prior to this she worked clinically as an audiologist for many years. She keen to use her knowledge and experience of networks, to continue the improvements in NHS services offered to adults, children, and their carers living with CHD.

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Dr Kevin Roman

Dr Kevin Roman
Clinical Lead

Thames Valley & Wessex Paediatric Cardiac Operational Delivery Network

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Kevin's Bio

Kevin has been the clinical lead for the ODN for the network since summer 2016. He is a consultant paediatric cardiologist at Southampton Children’s Hospital with an interest in network approaches to improving care.

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Colette Cochran
Lead Nurse

Thames Valley & Wessex Paediatric Cardiac Operational Delivery Network

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Colette's Bio

Colette qualified as a nurse at University College Hospital, London. In 2002 Colette became a Children’s Cardiac Nurse Specialist ( CCNS )/ Lead Nurse for children’s congenital heart disease at Southampton. She set up the CCNS service providing information support and clinical guidance to families and health professionals. Colette continues to be passionate about ensuring the service respects Children and Young People whilst ensuring the family experience continues to be the central focus of service provision and development. Colette has actively contributed to the national agenda to develop congenital cardiac nursing and advanced practice, representing the Royal College of Nursing on the National Congenital Heart Services Standards Group and on the clinicians working party & implementation of standards group.

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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.

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Paediatric Neurosciences Network

About us

The NHS South Paediatric Neurosciences team consists of a network manager and clinical leads for Thames Valley & Wessex and the South West

The Network Team

Natalie Hughes
Network Manager

NHS South Paediatric Neurosciences ODN

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Nat's Bio

Natalie has been seconded into the role for 6 months until August 2019. Her background is as a paediatric nurse. Although not previously involved in the neurosciences network, she has been a member of the paediatric critical care network since the Thames Valley forum was set up. She is passionate about working with the clinicians within the neurosciences network to continue all of the fantastic projects that they are involved in and to develop her knowledge in the field of neurosciences

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Mr Aabir Chakraborty

Mr Aabir Chakraborty
Clinical Lead – Thames Valley & Wessex

NHS South Paediatric Neurosciences ODN

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Aabir's Bio

Aabir has been the clinical lead for the ODN for Wessex and Thames Valley since January 2016. He is a consultant paediatric neurosurgeon at Southampton Childrens Hospital. He is especially interested in improving shared access to patient records (including notes, imaging and tests) across NHS trusts.

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Dr Peta Sharples

Dr Peta Sharples
Clinical Lead – South West (Joint)

NHS South Paediatric Neurosciences ODN

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Peta's Bio

Peta was appointed as joint clinical lead for the South West in December 2017 following the extension of the network. She is a consultant paediatric neurologist based at Bristol Children’s Hospital. She is currently leading on the development of paediatric neuro-rehabilitation services nationally as well as being involved in many other initiatives.

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Dr Ingram Wright

Dr Ingram Wright
Clinical Lead – South West (Joint)

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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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.

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