The Neurodevelopment work stream will consider how best, and who is best placed, to meet the needs of those with neurodevelopmental and learning disabilities in a timely and effective manner.

 


Chair: Dr Cath Norton, Consultant Paediatrician

Lead Officer: Andrea Gray 

 

Name

Organisation

Representation

Dr Alka Ahuja

Aneurin Bevan HB

Psychiatry

Naomi Alleyne

Welsh Local Government Association

Head of service

Julie Annetts

Welsh Government

Social Care

Claire Ball

Cwm Taf UHB

Psychiatry

Bronwyn Baldwin

Cwm Taf UHB

Child and Adolescent Health

Kathryn Bowen

Cwm Taf UHB

ND Service

Daniela Brazzo

Cwm Taf UHB

CAMHS

Darrell Clarke

Cwm Taf UHB

CYP & Families

Melanie Coleman

Swansea Bay UHB

Paediatrics

Miriam Cooper

Cwm Taf UHB

Child and Adolescent Health

Christopher Coslett

Cwm Taf UHB

CAMHS

Alison Cowell

Betsi Cadwaladr UHB

Clinical Director, Child and Adolescent Health

Philp Dore

WLGA

ASD Research Officer

Bethan Edwards

Hywel Dda UHB

ND Service Lead

Jacky Elias

Caerphilly Council

ADEW

Kath Ellis

Swansea Bay UHB

Speech and Language Therapy (SALT)

Christina Evans

Newport County Council

Education

Juan-Claudio Ferre Vidal

Cardiff and Vale UHB

Children's Centre

Simon Fountain-Polley

Hywel Dda UHB

Clinical Director, Child and Adolescent Health

Catherine Govan

Hywel Dda UHB

Consultant - Child and Adolescent

Penny Hall

Welsh  Government

Social Care

Sara Harvey

Welsh Local Government Association

ASD lead

Dr Amani Hasan

Cwm Taf UHB

Learning Disabilities

Colin Hedges

Welsh Government

 Education

Patrick Howells

Betsi Cadwaladr UHB

CAMHS

Janw Hughes-Evans

Betsi Cadwaladr UHB

Children's LD

Louise Ingleton

Cardiff and Vale UHB

Nurse – ND Service

Shirley Jonathan

Swansea Bay UHB

Community Paediatrician - Child Health

Tamsin Josty

Swansea Bay UHB

Community Paediatrician - Child Health

Kate Langley

Cardiff University

ADHD academic

Prof Sue Leekham

Cardiff University

ASD academic

Nicola Lewis

Swansea Bay UHB

Community Children’s Nursing Services

Dr Warren Lloyd

Hywel Dda UHB

CAMHS Clinical Director

Angela Lodwick

Hywel Dda UHB

CAMHS/Psychological Therapies

Dr Anne Marie McKigney

Aneurin Bevan UHB

Psychology

Joanne Maddaford

Welsh Government

Mental health and vulnerable groups

Dr Helen Matthews

Hywel Dda UHB

Adult Psychiatry/LD

Lynne Millar-Jones

Cwm Taf UHB

Paediatrics

Hannah Morgan

Welsh Government

Mental health and Vulnerable groups

Dr Sian Moynihan

Cardiff and Vale UHB

Community Paediatrician - Child Health

Julie Mullis

Cardiff & Vale UHB

Speech and Language Therapy (SALT)

Reg Mwandiambira

Hywel Dda UHB

LD Nursing

Dr Chris O’Connor

Aneurin Bevan UHB

Chair ASD TnF Group: Adult Services

Mary O’Grady

Powys tHB

Head of CAMHS

Jane O'Kane

Abertawe Bro Morgannwg UHB

Health Visiting

Helen O’Keefe

Powys tHB

Women and Children's Directorate

Ruth Paradice

Cardiff and Vale UHB

Psychology

Julianne Paschal

CTUHB

Parent rep

Dr Heather Payne

Welsh Government

Senior Medical Officer

Yvonne Phelps

Welsh Government

Mental health and vulnerable groups

Zoe Piper

ADHD Connections

Parent and third sector rep

Ingrid Prosser

Powys tHB

Paediatrics

Ruth Richardson

Powys tHB

Children and Young People

Gill Salmon

Cwm Taf UHB

CAHMS

Dr Carolyn Samuel

Swansea Bay UHB

Paediatrics

Clare Linda Taylor

Swansea Bay UHB

LD Nursing

Karl Toy

Cwm Taf UHB

Neurodevelopment

Wendy  Thomas

Carmarthenshire County Council/WLGA

ASD clinical lead

Eirlys Thomas

Swansea Bay UHB

Women and Child Health

Wendy Thomas

Carmarthenshire County Council

ADSS  Cymru

Joanne Ward-Smith

Swansea Bay UHB

Surgical Specialities

Adam Watkins

Public Health Wales

1000 analyst

Catriona Williams OBE

Children in Wales

Third Sector

Dr Dave Williams

Aneurin Bevan UHB/Welsh Government

Divisional Director Family and Therapies/CAMHS Advisor

Jonathan Williams

Welsh Government

Policy lead ASD

Sam Williams

Swansea Bay UHB

Children’s Services

Sharon Williams

Public Health Wales

LD service improvement lead

Dawn Wimpory

Betsi Cadwaladr UHB

Child Psychology

  • Better understanding of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)/Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) across all agencies
  • Bespoke care pathways for individuals with ADHD/ASD
  • Timely access to those needing specialist assessment and treatment services
  • Drawing together the skills of mental health, paediatrics, therapists and LD

 


The products and resources below can be found at:​ www.1000livesplus.wales.nhs.uk/neurodevelopmental-services

  • Guidance on the Delivery of Neurodevelopmental Services in Wales
  • Guidance on the Delivery of Neurodevelopmental Services in Wales - Data collection questions
  • Neurodevelopment: Protocol for second opinion re-assessment
  • Clinicians' Toolkit - ADHD assessment tool for children and adolescents
  • Clinicians' toolkit - ASD in children

CARIAD (Centre for Autism/ADHD Research, Intervention and Diagnosis), the tertiary Neurodevelopmental service, Aneurin Bevan University Health Board provides specialist expertise in multi-disciplinary assessment and management of children with complex neurodevelopmental disorders. These digital stories and resources have been produced by the CARIAD team along with young people, parents/carers and professionals

  • Matrics Cymru - Guidance for Delivering Evidence-Based Psychological Therapy in Wales

Workstream Lead: Dr Cath Norton

Lead Officer: Andrea Gray

Email: andrea.gray@wales.nhs.uk