The following clinical networks/groups are either set up as formal sub-committees of the WMSCG or formally report to the WMSCG.
The Cystic Fibrosis Steering Group is a commissioning led clinical engagement forum that aims to establish and implement commissioning strategies for both adult and paediatric Cystic Fibrosis services across the whole of the West Midlands.
The West Midlands Neurosurgery Network is a multi-professional network which brings together local neurosurgery providers and commissioners to improve the patient experience for those receiving care through the neurosurgery pathway. The network aims to ensure good quality of care, equitable provision and safety across all providers.
The Network aims to achieve this through:
Further information is available from the Network Manager, Rachel O'Connor on 0121 695 2476 or email email@example.com OR from the Network Information/Research Lead, Juliet Hardie on 0121 697 8231or email Juliet.Hardie@uhb.nhs.uk
More information on organ donation can be found here.
The West Midlands Burns care network in the Midlands is a joint initiative between East Midlands and West Midland Specialised Commissioning.
The Network aims to deliver burns care of the highest quality.
The Burns Network Manager Owen Jones can be contacted on 0116 295 0890.
This is a Steering Group for the Cancer Networks that exist in the West Midlands, and also has a more direct oversight role in the planning of Rarer Cancer Services.
This is a Steering Group for the Cardiac Networks that exist in the West Midlands.
There are three Newborn Network that work across the West Midlands. More information can be found here.
The West Midlands Renal Network provides renal services to patients across the West Midlands.
In addition there are five local renal groups representing each Local Specialised Commissioning Boards e.g. Pan Birmingham, Black Country, Shropshire and Staffordshire, Coventry and Warwickshire and Herefordshire and Worcestershire
Network website: www.wmrn.co.uk