The South West Neuromuscular Operational Delivery Network (SWNODN) aims to become a central resource for patients, members of the public and health and social care professionals, by pulling together useful links and information into one place. In this section you will be able to view our SWNODN publications and Clinical Guidelines related to neuromuscular conditions.
For more information about the SWNODN, please read our patient guide:
SWNODN Neuromuscular NewslettersWe produce newsletters for patients who are on our Network mailing list, to provide the latest information on the Network team and their activities, and also provide resourceful information to patients through interesting articles and giving details of events happening in their area.
Most recent newsletterDownload the most recent copy of the SWNODN newsletter here:
Clinical Guidelines & Resources
SWNODN Non-Invasive Ventilation Leaflet V2 1.4.16 Web.pdf - A guidance leaflet on breathing and non-invasive ventilation (NIV) for children from the age of two years old living with a neuromuscular condition. This leaflet has been designed to answer some questions you may have about how your breathing may be affected by a neuromuscular condition.
Spinal Muscular Atrophy route map - A resource devloped by the support services team at Spinal Muscular Atrophy UK (SMA UK). It is based on the issues, concerns and personal experience of parents and individuals with SMA, and the contributions of healthcare professionals with experience and expertise of this condition.