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Consultation day draws out ideas to improve NHS autism services

Ensuring that all NHS staff receive training to improve awareness and understanding of autism and better co-ordination and communication within the NHS and with other agencies about individual patients were key messages to emerge from an event in Reading seeking views about what should be in the next NHS 10-Year plan. Autism and learning disabilities
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Autism Berkshire welcomes NHS mental health services transformation plan

Autism Berkshire welcomes the Government’s plan to expand NHS mental health services and to create 21,000 new jobs over the next few years, including 2,000 more nurses, consultants and therapists for CAMHS teams. The announcement by Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt that £1.3 billion would be invested to provide the extra staff and to retain existing
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Volunteers needed to help improve services in Berkshire for people with autism and learning difficulties

The Berkshire Transforming Care Partnership wants carers and family members of people who use its autism and learning disabilities services to help improve provision across the county. The partnership plans to appoint new volunteer members to each of its projects groups working on health and social care provision from the NHS and councils, which look
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Have your say about CAMHS and other NHS services in Berkshire

Parents, carers and young people who use Berkshire Healthcare Foundation NHS Trust’s CAMHS (Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service) and family services are being asked to give feedback on their experiences at an event next week. The Trust’s participation steering group meeting will take place between 4pm and 5pm on Tuesday, November 8, at the CAMHS centre in Reading, at 3-5
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