Network Documents

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Please see below, important documents related to the work and function of the Congenital Heart Network

Risk And Governance Documents »

Document Management Process »

Patient & Public Voice Documents »

CHD Board Papers »

Risk And Governance Documents

This describes how the Network identifies, manages and controls risks across the Network

This document describes the process whereby Network Incidents and Mortalities will be discussed in a meeting to be held twice a year. Providers are requested to complete an incident reporting form Incident Report Form 

This is a standardised mortality reporting form to be used by all providers within our Network. This can be used locally for M&M reporting within individual Trusts for patients. This form is to be used to report all deaths where a diagnosis of congenital heart disease is relevant.
Please send a copy to the Network securely via NHS.net email to:
ahc-tr.northwestchdnetwork@nhs.net
Please remove all patient identifiable data prior to sending to the Network

Document Management Process

The Network has set up Ratification Task and Finish Groups who are responsible for signing off documents on behalf of the CHD Network Board. This is the Terms of Reference Document for these groups.

Describes how the Network ensures that documents are up to date and relevant and where possible evidenced based.

Patient & Public Voice Documents

Are you interested in becoming a Network Patient and Public Voice Partner? Please see below for more information

We are always looking for patients and families to join our Network Patient and Public Voice Group”.  Please see advert on how to apply for this important role. Please print off and display this advert in wards and clinical areas.

This document describes what is involved in taking on the role of a Patient and Public Voice Partner for the Network.

The attached pathway describes the steps that need to be taken in order to become a Patient and Public Voice Partner for the Network.

CHD Board Papers

CHD Board Meeting Notes from 26th March 2021

CHD Board Meeting Notes from 27th January 2021

CHD Board Meeting Notes from 28th September 2020

CHD Board Meeting Notes from 19th June 2020

CHD Board Meeting Notes from 13th January 2020

Network Annual Reports

NW CHD Network Annual Report 2020

Network Newsletters

Read the latest news from across the NW CHD Network

COVID-19 Advice for North West CHD Network: Advice for patients and families affected by congenital heart disease and children with other heart conditions pleaseclick here