The lead for this workstream is Carolanne Murphy.

  1. Ensure equity in access to treatment in all CYPMHS
  2. Review and evaluate the risk escalation pathway – considering iThrive and ensure crisis/urgent care pathways include inpatient settings (t4/acute).
  3. Develop and roll out the Key worker pathway to support CPA framework and patient flow ensuring that where required CYP have an allocated CC that remains with them as main point of contact in all settings.
  4. Review the current SOPs – CYPMHS referral and discharge policy
  5. Ensure all clinical pathways (treatment) is aligned to NICE guidance
  6. Develop a digital SPOA – online platform for resources and referrals (including direct) – thrive offer including all services
  7. Work with partners to develop a robust t4/admission pathway (C&M) and embed in services e.g., gateway meetings
  8. Re-establish links with FCAMHS review pathway and commissioning arrangements
  9. Review and align the 16+ access / offer across MCFT
  10. Review Transforming Care framework and ensure standardisation across services/boroughs – ensuring reasonable adjustments for CYP with ND/LD are identified and managed in all settings
  11. Review current C&M LA escalation pathway
  12. Transformational plan to increase CYPMHS to 0-25 by 23/24.

There will be an overall review of all pathways within CYPMHS. The group has identified key actions to develop a strategy and achieve equity, standardisation and synergy across services and to realise benefits of learning across the trust.

August update:

1. Key partners and stakeholders have been identified and attended (Warrington Safeguarding, St Helens and Knowsley)

2. During July the work was prioritised from the deliverables in a SMART way. The CAMHS SOP is being reviewed to reflect the changes in the pathways

3. There are sub groups now from within the pathways – to lead on their actions : Psychological therapies, psychiatry, are two of these

4. Workstreams leads and representatives have been identified and workstreams have met for their initial mtg in June, further planned fortnightly.

September update:

  1. Key partners/stakeholders have been  identified and attended (Warrington Safeguarding, St Helens and Knowsley)
  2. In July the work was  prioritised from the  deliverables in a SMART way. The CAMHS SOP is being reviewed to reflect the changes in the pathways
  3. There are sub groups now from within the pathways – to lead on their actions: Psychological therapies, psychiatry, are two of these
  4. Workstreams leads/reps identified and workstreams have met for their initial meeting and further meetings will be fortnightly.