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Published Advice & Recommendations
The Clinical Senate’s completed projects will become available in this section of the website as published advice and recommendations.
Smoking Cessation Phase 1 report Continuing to reduce the smoking prevalence rate is a priority for the STPs in the Thames Valley. The Senate led a piece of work to to review smoking cessation services in secondary care utilising the British Thoracic Society audit to create a Thames Valley baseline. The audit evidenced a higher smoking prevalence for hospital patients than the general population and also missed opportunities. The Senate report sets out recommendations for increasing smoking interventions in secondary care. You can download the Smoking Cessation Phase 1 Report here.
Population health has emerged as a widely used phrase in relation to the NHS Integrated Care systems. Whilst a commonly agreed definition is developed by NHS England and Public Health England, the TV Clinical Senate carried out a review of the system-wide perspectives, academic literature and national policy documents of population health to produce a resource to support a shared understanding of some of the key approaches and best practice examples in population health. You can download the Population Health booklet here.