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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.

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The Clinical Senate's purpose is to collaborate with commissioners in order to outline the best possible setups for services, all in the pursuit of providing high-quality, long-lasting healthcare. To accomplish this, we create inquiries related to specific service areas, and these questions are deliberated upon during Senate Council meetings. Through this process, the Clinical Senate aspires to become a valuable ally, offering essential insights and guidance to the entire healthcare system.

Advice for Commissioners

Advice for Commissioners

Giving Clinical Input

Giving Clinical Input

Public & Patient Involvement

Public & Patient Involvement

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Latest News and Work from the Senate

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

20210916_ Senate Council Recomendations_REPORT_CYP Eating Disorders FINAL V1.0 CYP recomendations covering letter
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Senate Assembly Annual Conference 2021

20210318_ Feedback Report SWCS Assembly Annual Conference_
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A Growing Voice: The Evolution of the South West Clinical Senate Citizens’ Assembly

“Patient experience must no longer be considered anecdotal and weighted least in the hierarchy of evidence-based medicine.” Baroness Cumberlege (First Do No Harm, 2020)   With ever-growing reputation and influence,…
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The Virtue of Virtual: Lessons Learned from the Last 18 Months in a Global Pandemic

Connectivity issues. Sound problems. (“You’re on mute.”) Yet no travel time or cost, and a far healthier carbon footprint. The South West Clinical Senate has learned both the challenges and…
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Update on the colorectal project work and outcomes following on from the September 2018 Colorectal Cancer Council meeting

On the 11th February 2021 the Clinical Senate deliberated the following topic: Update on the colorectal project work and outcomes following on from the September 2018 ColorectalCancer Council meeting Presentations…
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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?”

On the 26th November 2020 the Clinical Senate deliberated the questions: “When there is a temporary reduction in Pathology Laboratory capacity, how can pathology demand be managed or reduced with…
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About South West Clinical Senate

The Clinical Senate plays a crucial role in collaborating with commissioners to define the best possible service setups that ensure high quality, long-lasting healthcare services. To achieve this, they raise pertinent questions regarding specific service domains, which are deliberated upon in Senate Council meetings. Through this approach, the Clinical Senate aims to become a valuable advisor and supporter of the entire healthcare system.

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