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Senate Council Meeting: Capturing beneficial changes from the COVID 19 response

The SW Clinical Senate learned a lot from its experiences with virtual meetings and events during the global pandemic.

The South West Clinical Senate Citizens’ Assembly has come a long way since its inception in 2014.

South West Clinical Senate Assembly

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The role of the Clinical Senate is to work with commissioners to describe optimal service configurations in the quest for high quality, sustainable services. This is achieved by generating questions relating to specific service areas, which are addressed during Senate Council meetings. In this way the Clinical Senate hopes to establish itself as a critical friend of the whole system.

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Latest Work from the Senate

Looking for Senior Health and Care Leaders to Join the SW Clinical Senate Council (Closing Date: 11.06.2023)

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South West Clinical Senate Recommendations: How can we support people in the South West to live well with pain whilst reducing and preventing harm from opioids medication?

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South West Clinical Senate Recommendations. Workforce retention in healthcare and lessons learned from actions taken by organisations during the COVID 19 pandemic

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South West Clinical Senate Recommendations. Handover Delays and Harm (July 2022)

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South West Clinical Senate. Stage Two Clinical Review: Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire (BNSSG) STP: Stroke Reconfiguration Proposals

News, Senate Council, Senate Reviews

South West Clinical Senate Recommendations. Climate Change. (November 2021)

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South West Clinical Senate. Recommendations _Report CYP Eating Disorders (Sept 2021)

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Senate Assembly Annual Conference 2021

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A Growing Voice: The Evolution of the South West Clinical Senate Citizens’ Assembly

Citizens assembly, News

The Virtue of Virtual: Lessons Learned from the Last 18 Months in a Global Pandemic

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Update on the colorectal project work and outcomes following on from the September 2018 Colorectal Cancer Council meeting

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Senate Council Meeting: “When there is a temporary reduction in Pathology Laboratory capacity, how can pathology demand be managed or reduced with the least possible risk of clinical harm?”

News, Senate Council Meetings