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Senate Council Meetings

Senate Council Meeting: Climate Change

On the 28th November 2019 the Clinical Senate deliberated the question: The NHS produces millions of tonnes of waste, and is responsible for 6.3% of England’s total carbon emissions and 5% of travel in the UK; What are the top 5 high impact changes that healthcare systems can make as a meaningful contribution towards mitigating…

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Senate Council Meeting: Community Hospitals

On the 19th September 2019 the Clinical Senate deliberated the question: What is the future role of community hospitals in the South West and how should they be configured to meet population health needs, taking into consideration location, size, beds, services and staffing? Presentations Community Settings of Care in Somerset and Community Inpatient Facilities Alison…

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Senate Council Meeting: Student mental health

On the 18th July 2019 the Clinical Senate deliberated the question: How can healthcare services and universities work together with students to improve their mental health and wellbeing, preventing university student suicide in the South West? Download the recommendations here Presentation Richard Laugharne, Consultant Psychiatrist, Cornwall Partnership Trust and RCP Clinical Lead Student Health and…

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Senate Council Meeting: Primary Care Networks

On the 23rd May 2019 the South West Clinical Senate deliberated the question: What is the role of Primary Care Networks in the development of high-quality health and social care services, care pathways and improved clinical outcomes in the South West ?   Download the recommendations here Presentations Senate Council Deliberations, Primary Care Networks Dr…

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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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