The Children and Families Act 2014 places statutory duties on NHS, health commissioners and providers to work together with the local authority to ensure that there is adequate and quality support services for children and young people with special educational needs and disability (0-25 years).
This support includes:
NHS Ipswich and East Suffolk Clinical Commissioning Group and NHS West Suffolk Clinical Commissioning Group have a Designated Clinical Officer (DCO) to support them and the health services they commission in meeting their statutory duties and responsibilities.
The primary role for the DCO is:
To contact the DCO for NHS Ipswich and East Suffolk CCG & NHS West Suffolk CCG, email firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 01473 264356
Suffolk County Council has published a SEND Local Offer which tells you about the support and services on offer to children and young people with SEND in their area.
You can read about Suffolk’s SEND Local Offer here
Suffolk Joint Local Area SEND Inspection Outcome Letter Published
Council For Disabled Children
0 to 25 SEND Code of Practice: A guide for health professionals February 2016