Berkshire West is one of just nine areas from across England selected to take part in the pilot that will help to ensure the approach used for mental health assessment is more suitable for looked after children’s needs.

Dr Antoni Chan, Associate Medical Director at Royal Berkshire Hospital, gives an overview of the outpatients transformation programme at Royal Berkshire Hospital.

The NHS long term plan will save almost half a million more lives with practical action on major killer conditions and investment in world class, cutting edge treatments including genomic tests for every child with cancer.

Children and young people will be given more support for their mental health thanks to government funding for a new regional pilot scheme - one of only a handful across the country.

More than 70 delegates attended a public engagement workshop for the Berkshire West Integrated Care System (ICS).