Senate Council Meetings

Community Pharmacy Recommendations in the news

Recommendations made by the South West Clinical Senate’s Council members at January’s Senate Council meeting are the focus of a new article on The Pharmacy Journal’s website. On 29th January 2019, Council members, national pharmacy leaders, Local Pharmaceutical Committee leads and regional primary care and medicines optimisation commissioners, as well as hospital pharmacists and public…

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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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Senate Council Meeting: Colorectal Cancer National Guidance

On the 29th September 2018 the Senate Council deliberated: To what extent are providers in the South West able to deliver the national commissioning pathways for colorectal cancer patients? What are the key areas for pathway redesign and provision of service that will improve the quality of experience & timeliness of treatment for patients across the region?…

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