Children benefit

FAMILIES in North Somerset are benefiting from recent developments in NHS children's health services, which perform to a very high standard, according to a team of visiting inspectors. The Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) was singled out

FAMILIES in North Somerset are benefiting from recent developments in NHS children's health services, which perform to a very high standard, according to a team of visiting inspectors.The Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) was singled out for particular praise - as it is seeing more children than ever before and has developed specialist services and has short waiting times.The inspectors, from the Healthcare Commission, Ofsted and other agencies, conducted a review of health and social care for children.The health services are commissioned by North Somerset Primary Care Trust and provided by them and Weston Area Health Trust.