The South West Surgery in Children Restoration and Service Improvement Group met most recently on the 30th September 2021; items included on the agenda covered:
- Updates on national guidance regarding restoration of children’s surgical services
- Review of data available nationally to support an understanding of patient waiting lists for childrens surgical procedures
- Local updates from teams across the region around developments and challenges to provision of childrens surgical services at present
- Presentation provided by Rebecca Powell from Royal United Hospitals, Bath highlighting findings from a regional audit of current clinical practice around the use of General Anesthetic and sedation for MRI procedures
It was agreed the group would move to a quarterly meeting and a date for a early January would be circulated shortly.