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Senate Assembly Annual Conference 2019

3 Types of Knowledge: Research, Data & Experience Thursday 7th March, The Mercure Exeter Rougemont Hotel, Exeter. This year’s Regional Senate Assembly Annual Conference has taken place with around 100 clinicians, commissioners and  public representatives from across the South West joining the team for a day of exciting presentations exploring the event’s theme: 3 Types…

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Senate Council Meeting: Community Pharmacy

On the 29th January 2019 the Clinical Senate deliberated the question: What are the opportunities and limitations for community pharmacy to contribute to prevention, help identify people at risk and manage long term conditions? Presentations Jonathan Campbell, South West Director Pharmacy, RPS David Bearman, Clinical Pharmacy Lead, AHSN Phillip Yelling, Cornwall Local Pharmaceutical Committees (LPC)…

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South West Clinical Senate Reflections

The South West Clinical Senate met twice in November. In Bristol, a clinical review panel considered the Healthy Weston service reconfiguration; and the council meeting in Taunton discussed the essential clinical characteristics for networked delivery of Urgent Treatment Centres. Here Communications Manager Tim Edmonds, who joined the team in November, offers his perspective as a…

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Senate Council Meeting: Urgent Treatment Centres

On the 29th November 2018 the Senate Council deliberated: Given the geography of the South West and the need to ensure equitable access, what are the essential clinical characteristics for networked delivery of Urgent Treatment Centres (UTCs)? As part of your deliberations please consider the following: Clinical responsibility for pathways Skill mix, distribution and training…

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Supporting Service Change – Guidance and Information

Where are you on your reconfiguration journey? Please click here to download a recent publication explaining the processes for making changes in the health service. This handy guide sets out the 7 steps for transforming how care is delivered and the questions and tests put to commissioners who wish to make these changes. The Senate…

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