Senate Council Meetings

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: 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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Workforce in the South West

On the 1st February 2018 the Senate Council deliberated: To what extent is growing concern regarding the sustainability of the workforce in the South West valid, and what principles should STPs work to in order to successfully plan and deliver their workforce strategies? Download the recommendations here Presentations The role of HEE, ‘Facing the Facts,…

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Uptake of Biosimilar Medicines in the South West

On 6th December 2017, the Senate Council deliberated: To what extent and how should the transition to use of biosimilar medicines be prioritised to enable the provision of best value care in the NHS? Does the Clinical Senate support the uptake of biosimilar medicines at pace and how can their best practice use be maximised?…

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