Clinical Senates have been established to be a source of independent, strategic advice, guidance to commissioners and the other stakeholders to help them to make the decisions about healthcare for the populations they represent. There are 12 clinical senates across England:
To use the clinical and professional expertise within the Senate Council and Assembly to:
Clinical Senates are comprised of a core Clinical Senate Council and a wider Clinical Senate Assembly. Each clinical senate has a Clinical Chair.
The Clinical Senate Council will provide overall leadership and manage the Senate’s business. It will maintain a strategic overview across the Thames Valley and be responsible for the formulation and provision of advice that is sought from the Senate, drawing on the views and opinion of the broader Assembly.
The Clinical Senate Assembly is a diverse multi-professional group providing the Council with ready access to experts from a broad range of health and care professions. Membership will encompass the whole patient pathway across all care settings, patients and the public, public health and social care.
Clinical Senates run clinical review teams, as required, to provide the clinical advice that informs the NHS England service change assurance process.
|Greater Manchester, Lancashire and South Cumbria||Juliette Kumarfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Cheshire & Mersey||Jan Vaughanemail@example.com|
|West Midlands||Angela Knight Jacksonfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|South West||Ellie Devineemail@example.com|
|South East Coast||Ali Parsonsfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|East of England||Sue Edwardsemail@example.com|
|East Midlands||Sarah Hughesfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Yorkshire & The Humber||Joanna Pooleemail@example.com|
|Northern England||Ben Clarkfirstname.lastname@example.org|