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Vacancy: Senate Chair

The South West Clinical Senate is looking for a new Chair.  Read more about the position and apply by clicking the button on the right.  The advert will close at 23:59 31 July 2024

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

Clinical Review Training

The Senate Assembly annual conference will be on 30th March 2017.  This will be an all-day event focusing on Clinical Reviews.  Watch this space for further details!
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Senate Council Recruitment

The South West Clinical Senate Council is currently looking for 10 new council members to expand our core clinical team from 23 to 33. We are running open multi-professional recruitment…
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South West Clinical Senate. Principles for Developing Community Reconfiguration Proposals (Nov 2016)

As Sustainability and Transformation Plans (STPs) are being developed across the 6 STP footprints in the South West, the Clinical Senate is increasingly being asked to provide independent clinical review…
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South West Clinical Senate. Principles for Developing Community Reconfiguration Proposals (2016)

On the 10th November 2016, the South West Clinical Senate met to deliberate: Principles for Developing Community Reconfiguration Proposals Click here to download the principles Presentations: Primary Care Setting – Phil Yates…
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Digital Healthcare Spotlight – 2016 Senate Assembly Conference

The Clinical Senate Digital Healthcare conference on 17th March 2016 was a really informative and interesting day.  Feedback has been very positive, all thanks to the contributors on the day…
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South West Clinical Senate. Stage Two Clinical Review: South Devon and Torbay CCG Community Services Transformation (Oct 2016)

The Clinical Senate convened a clinical review panel on 22nd September to consider South Devon and Torbay CCG’s proposals for community services transformation. To view South Devon and Torbay Clinical…
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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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