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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Senate Assembly Clinical Review Masterclass 30th March 2017

Clinical Review Masterclass – 2017 Senate Assembly Conference The Senate’s Clinical Review Masterclass has been a great success, we have received lots of positive feedback and we hope everyone who attended found it an informative and insightful day. Thanks to everyone who contributed on the day, the slides and relevant links and documents are available […]

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CCG Testimonials

The Clinical Senate is now regularly providing clinical review for CCGs in the South West.  Read the below testiment about the value of early engagement with the Senate: “We welcomed the early opportunity to discuss our model for urgent and emergency care services in Gloucestershire with members of the senate in advance of launching our […]

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