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On the 18th July 2019 the Clinical Senate deliberated the question: How can healthcare services and universities work together with students to improve their mental health and wellbeing, preventing university student suicide in the South West? Download the recommendations here Presentation Richard Laugharne, Consultant Psychiatrist, Cornwall Partnership Trust and RCP Clinical Lead Student Health and…

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On the 23rd May 2019 the South West Clinical Senate deliberated the question: What is the role of Primary Care Networks in the development of high-quality health and social care services, care pathways and improved clinical outcomes in the South West ?   Download the recommendations here Presentations Senate Council Deliberations, Primary Care Networks Dr…

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Recommendations made by the South West Clinical Senate’s Council members at January’s Senate Council meeting are the focus of a new article on The Pharmacy Journal’s website. On 29th January 2019, Council members, national pharmacy leaders, Local Pharmaceutical Committee leads and regional primary care and medicines optimisation commissioners, as well as hospital pharmacists and public…

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On the 29th January 2019 the Clinical Senate deliberated the question: What are the opportunities and limitations for community pharmacy to contribute to prevention, help identify people at risk and manage long term conditions? Presentations Jonathan Campbell, South West Director Pharmacy, RPS David Bearman, Clinical Pharmacy Lead, AHSN Phillip Yelling, Cornwall Local Pharmaceutical Committees (LPC)…

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The South West Clinical Senate met twice in November. In Bristol, a clinical review panel considered the Healthy Weston service reconfiguration; and the council meeting in Taunton discussed the essential clinical characteristics for networked delivery of Urgent Treatment Centres. Here Communications Manager Tim Edmonds, who joined the team in November, offers his perspective as a…

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