Implementation Groups Update
The Participation Workers Group met on the 23rd March. Attendees shared their recent work and problem solved challenges with the group. As well as this, the group heard form the National Gallery about their participation work and opportunities for young people, such as the Young Producers Programme
. The group also heard about a developing anti-stigma workshop, the upcoming participation acceleration fund and a new collaborative participation directory, which can provide information and contacts for the various participation activities that services may be interested in doing. There were also updates form the Debating Mental Health programme, the next Hackathon (beginning 20th May), National Participation Programme
the and a reminder about the HEE stakeholder event
on 12th April.
The next Participation workers group is 25th May 10-12.30pm.
Looked After Children (LAC)
The Data Meeting on 2nd February saw presentations about an upcoming collaborative and HLP joint product 'Using Clinical Outcomes for Service Improvement: A guide for commissioners'. This guide is in the final stages of preparation and will be released shortly. The meeting saw a demonstration of the NHS Digital iView data dashboard tool
and patient records system iCan. CORC reported to the group about their recent analysis of CYP IAPT data 'Child- and Parent-reported Outcomes and Experience from Child and Young People’s Mental Health Services 2011-2015
'. The group discussed potential collaborative level quarterly monitoring feedback and issues around use of the SDQ.
The next Data meeting is TBC
The second of our Assistants meetings was held on 16th Feburary 2017. As well as sharing updates and discussion about their roles, the group previewed one of the recent hackathon app protoypes 'Welcome to CAMHS' and discussed use of outcome measurement within Looked After Children and Youth Offending Services.
The group shared their local arrangements for offsite participation activities and support from their services.
The next Assistants meeting will be Thursday 4th May 2017. You can register to attend here
The last Under 5s group on 15th March included an CYP IAPT Under 5s training update, as well as a presentation from Siobhan Higgins about her work creating a framework for service evaluation in CAMHS, funded by ‘A Better Start
Following this the group took part in a logic model and measures workshop in order to guide consideration of the tools that can measure outcomes specific to the aims of the variety of services working with children under 5.
We will be publishing slides, notes and tools from the day on the under 5s group page
The next Under 5's meeting is TBC
Learning Disabilities (LD)
The last LD implementation group pushed itself to come up with a consensus on guidance for measures to use for outcomes monitoring across LD services - the group produced a 'product' that has gained traction at a regional and national level being presented at the CAMHS nation conference earlier last year and presented to commissioners across London at a Healthy London Partnership event - copies of the LD outcomes guidance can be found here
The next LD meeting is TBC