NZCYCN

The New Zealand Child and Youth Clinical Networks have been developed in partnership with the Paediatric Society of New Zealand and supported by the Ministry of Health. Guidelines developed by the twelve clinical networks have been made available through the Starship website.

 

  • About Clinical Networks

    A clinical network is established at the national, regional or sub-regional level to provide consistent clinical governance, quality assurance activities, prioritisation rules, clinical pathways, referral guidelines and treatment protocols, with associated service audit.

  • Child and Youth Clinical Network for Gastroenterology Services

    Established in May 2013, the purpose of this multidisciplinary national Clinical Network is to provide leadership in supporting clinicians working across all healthcare sectors in delivering high quality, cost effective and integrated gastroenterology services for children, young people and their families/whanau. 

  • Child and Youth Cystic Fibrosis Clinical Network

    The purpose of this Clinical Network is to support all multidisciplinary teams who work across primary, secondary and tertiary services, to deliver best practice care in the treatment of cystic fibrosis.

  • Child and Youth Eczema Clinical Network

    The purpose of the New Zealand Child and Youth Eczema Clinical Network is to establish a national multi-disciplinary network that will support clinicians working across community, primary, secondary and tertiary services to deliver high quality, cost effective and integrated eczema treatment programmes for children, youth and their whanau.

  • Clinical Network for Child Protection

    The purpose of the Child Protection Clinical Network is to assist the Paediatric Society of New Zealand and Ministry of Health to provide a forum for society members with a clinical or research interest in child abuse and neglect to develop policies and strategies

  • Clinical Network for Paediatric Tube Feeding

    The New Zealand Clinical Network for Paediatric Tube Feeding was established in July 2015, to support optimal clinical management of children and infants receiving prolonged tube feeding and to promote progress toward normal oral feeding where clinically safe and functionally possible.

  • Clinical Networks in practice

    Managed Clinical Networks (MCN) are one of the most effective ways to focus all practitioners, managers and community groups to address the diverse needs of children and youth across the continuum of care in a coordinated manner with clear governance and accountability arrangements.

  • Clinical network for children and young people with diabetes

    The New Zealand Clinical Network, Children and Young Peoples' Diabetes Services provides clinical leadership and oversight to ensure that there is a planned and consistent approach to the provision of diabetes services for children and young people across New Zealand.

  • Newborn Clinical Network

    The Newborn Clinical Network was established in 2013 with the aim to provide clinical leadership in the development and maintenance of a sustainable nation-wide, clinical service for newborns as close to home as is practicable.

  • Paediatric Allergy Clinical Network

    Allergies affect over 20% of New Zealand children, and often begin in infancy with the development of food allergy. The burden of allergies on both children and their families can be significant. Early diagnosis and appropriate clinical management can minimise the long-term impact on quality of life for these children and their families.

  • Paediatric Neurology Clinical Network

    Children's Neurology or Paediatric Neurology refers to a specialised branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and management of neurological conditions in children from birth to adolescence.

  • Paediatric Palliative Care Clinical Network

    The role of the Clinical Network is to provide clinical leadership and oversight of the provision of services for children and young people with life-limiting conditions, and their families and whānau in New Zealand.

  • Paediatric Sleep Medicine Clinical Network

    The purpose of the New Zealand Paediatric Sleep Medicine Clinical Network is to establish a multi-disciplinary network that will support New Zealand health care professionals to deliver an equitable, high quality, cost effective and integrated sleep medicine service for children, young people and their families/whanau.