Welcome to the website of the South West Clinical Senate. Clinical Senates were established in 2013 under the Health and Social Care Act (2012) to serve as the collective conscience of health and social care. 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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Clinical Senate Digital Healthcare Conference

Join us at the Clinical Senate Digital Healthcare Conference, a bespoke regional event considering opportunities for patients in the South West as a result of digital innovation. A mainstay of the Five Year Forward View, harnessing technology will have a major part to play in new ways of delivering care. A digitally enabled NHS could […]

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