Parity of Esteem – programme update

People with poor physical health are at higher risk of experiencing mental health problems and conversely those with poor mental health are more likely to have poor physical health. Currently physical and mental health treatments tend to be viewed, and delivered, as separate health services. The vision for Parity of Esteem is to create an integrated […]

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South West Acute Surgery Conference

Is reconfiguration the answer to delivering a safe, quality service? 30th September 2014, Taunton We are pleased to invite colleagues to an Acute Surgery Conference on 30th September that is being jointly run by the Royal College of Surgeons and the South West Clinical Senate – this one day event will be asking whether reconfiguration […]

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Acute Oncology Event

Acute Oncology Event – 8 July 2014 The South West Cancer Network held an Acute Oncology Event on 8 July 2014. Acute Oncology services are being set up in all acute hospitals in the South West to support patients admitted as an emergency who have cancer. The day was a combination of national and local […]

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Election of End of Life Clinical Leads for the South West

The South West Strategic Clinical Network (SCN) is seeking to appoint two clinical leads for end of life care for the period of one year, one specialist and one generalist. The clinical leads working together, along with the SCN’s Programme Manager, will provide leadership for the further development of end of life care across the […]

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Annual report from the SCN & Senate 2013-14

The South West Strategic Clinical Network & Senate were established to provide expert clinical advice in order to improve patient experience and outcomes. The first annual report from the South West Strategic Clinical Network and Senate describes how we have worked with our partners and stakeholders to establish the structure of the networks and clinical […]

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