The SDSD network aims are:
- To promote service delivery at the most local point of contact supported by agreed clinical standards and service model
- To facilitate effective service interfaces and support good practice in multidisciplinary and interagency working in the establishment of a NMCN and the service delivery associated with it.
- To facilitate the various strands of user involvement in service delivery and future planning of services (including detailed public involvement framework) as indicated in HDL MCN guidelines and other associated MCN best practice documentation.
- To provide effective governance framework for all strands of clinical practice including indicators of improved clinical effectiveness and research and development practices through establishment of the network