The first annual report from the South West Strategic Clinical Network and Senate describes how it has worked with partners and stakeholders to establish the structure of the networks and clinical Senate, set strategic objectives and embarked upon programmes of work which aim to deliver those objectives across the South West during the coming year.
The South West Strategic Clinical Network brings together those who use, provide and commission the service to make improvements in outcomes based on best evidence. The Strategic Clinical Network works in partnership with commissioners (including local government), supporting their decision making and strategic planning. The Network works across the boundaries of commissioner, provider and voluntary organisations as a vehicle for improvement for patients, carers and the public.
The South West Clinical Senate is comprised of a core Clinical Senate Council and a wider Clinical Senate Assembly. The Clinical Senate Assembly is a diverse multi-professional forum providing the Council with ready access to experts from a broad range of health and care professions. Membership of the assembly will encompass the ‘birth to death’ spectrum of care and include patient