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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 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

Physical Activity Clinical Champions

Become a Physical Activity Champion Public Health England are currently recruiting Physical Activity Champions and offering free peer to peer training for clinicians working in primary and secondary care. With…
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Workforce in the South West

On the 1st February 2018 the Senate Council deliberated: To what extent is growing concern regarding the sustainability of the workforce in the South West valid, and what principles should…
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Clinicians as Change Agents – Senate Assembly Annual Conference 2018

Senate Assembly Annual Conference 22nd March 2018, 10am – 4pm, The Rougemont Hotel, Exeter The South West Clinical Senate Assembly annual conference was attended by over 80 clinicians and public…
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Support Service Change: Resource from NHS England

Download the NHS England resource for Supporting Service Change here
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South West Clinical Senate. Biosimilar Medicines (Dec 2017)

To what extent and how should the transition to use of biosimilar medicines be prioritised to enable the provision of best value care in the NHS? Does the Clinical Senate…
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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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