The National Working Group Dysphagia Management has almost completed its work in preparation for national transition to IDDSI. Please find recent correspondence from Sinead Fitzpatrick, HSCP Development manager (See Document Attached).
Furthermore, HSE Digital believe that the best fit for patient information regarding IDDSI on the hse.ie
site A-Z. They have permission use content on NHS England, and requested that subject matter experts from the National Working Group review the information on dysphagia and if possible adapt for the HSE A to Z. This section currently has no information on dysphagia. Current IDDSI, IASLT member reps. Julie Keane and Deirdre Kidney will join dietitians on this sub group to do this task, however the sub group is now looking for Senior SLT working in paediatric care to join this group. The work would be completed within a 3-4 week time frame.
IASLT Council would now also welcome a nomination for a Senior SLT working in paediatric care to join this sub group. If you are interested in this CPD and clinical opportunity please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
directly via email highlighting your clinical competencies and strengths in this area by no later than 12noon September 13th, 2019
Much thanks to all members who have already participated on the numerous IDDSI working groups to date.
Yours in Membership,
Vickie Kirkpatrick, MIASLT
IASLT Chairperson, Council 2019/20
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