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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Supporting and Developing the South West STPs

Output from the South West Clinical Senate meeting on 19th May 2016 about supporting and developing the STP plans for the South West footprints. The question: “Will the 6 South West STP footprints deliver the Five Year Forward View?” Senate Response: The South West Clinical Senate met on 19th May 2016 to discuss the South […]

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South West Clinical Networks and Senate annual report

Click here to read the South West Clinical Networks and Senate 2015-16 annual report. The third annual report of the South West Clinical Networks and Senate gives a brief summary of the work undertaken during 2015/16 and showcases some specific examples for each area such as the emergency general surgery review.  

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