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National Service Framework for Children, Young People and Maternity Services. Acquired brain injury

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Asthma_spread_vertical bars.qxd Acquired Brain Injury Change for Children - Every Child Matters Policy Estates HR/Workforce Performance Management IM & T Planning Finance Clinical Partnership Working Document Purpose ROCR ref: Gateway ref: Title Author Publication date Target audience Circulation list Description Cross ref Superseded docs Action required Timing Contact details For recipient’s use Best Practice Guidance 4284 Acquired Brain Injury, National Service Framework for Children, Young People and Maternity Services DH 15 Dec 2004 PCT CEs, NHS Trusts CEs, SHA CEs, PCT PEC Chairs, Special HA CEs, GPs, SHA Children’s Leads, NHS Trusts Children’s Leads, A&E Departments, Ambulance Trusts, Children's Hospices CEs, Local Authorities, Other Government Departments, Copies to NHS Foundation Trust for information This is the exemplar on Acquired Brain Injury which forms part of the National Service Framework for Children, Young People and Maternity Services. Children’s NSF N/A N/A N/A Claire Phillips, Children’s NSF Team, 526 Wellington House 133-155 Waterloo Road, London SE1 8UG. Telephone: 0207 9724908. Introduction The National Service Framework (NSF) for Children and Maternity Services will be published alongside supporting material, which includes a series of exemplar patient journeys. Whilst it is not the role of the NSF or the exemplars to provide detailed clinical discussion on individual childhood conditions or aspects of pregnancy or childbirth, exemplars illustrate some of the key themes in the NSF. Several factors influenced the selection of exemplar conditions, for example: large numbers of children and families affected, significant cause of illness and distress, wide variability in standards of practice or service provision, and suitability for highlighting the NSF themes. Such themes include the importance of responding to the views of children and their parents, involving them in key decis

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