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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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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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 until 31st January 2017 for clinical experts who are held in high regard in their respective fields to join the Senate to both influence strategic […]

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Principles for Developing Community Reconfiguration Proposals

10th November 2016 Meeting Principles for Developing Community Reconfiguration Proposals Click here for the principles Presentations: Primary Care Setting – Phil Yates Workforce Strategy Planning – Clare Hines The evidence, or lack of, for community transformation – Sarah Purdy Integration Case Study – Karen Frankland Citizens’ Assembly Response – Kevin Dixon

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