Clinical networks and senates

The NHS Future Forum has recommended that new clinical senates should be established to bring together a range of experts, professionals and others to provide commissioners with expert advice about improvements in quality of care. It was also recommended that clinical networks should be strengthened and embedded in the new system.

Clinical senates and networks are being developed in co-production with a wide range of stakeholders across the NHS and partner organisations.

Share your expertise with health and wellbeing boards

‘Building successful health and wellbeing boards – learning from others’ is taking place on 24 April. This event provides an opportunity to exchange learning and bring together knowledge being developed by the Accelerated Learning Sets and the wider National Learning … Read more → – Share your expertise with health and wellbeing boards

Clinical network project continues to make progress

Dr Kathy McLean has written to members of the clinical network project to update them on progress. A range of working groups will be established early in 2012 that will focus on a number of specific aspects of future function … Read more → – Clinical network project continues to make progress

Enthusiasm and challenges

Dr Kathy McLean’s latest update on the review of clinical networks and senates. It’s been a busy few weeks, particularly for our thinking on clinical networks. Many thanks to all those who have emailed the team directly with thoughts and … Read more → – Enthusiasm and challenges

Strong support for role of clinical networks

Dr Kathy McLean, who is leading work on clincal senates and networks, reports on her work so far, including a recent workshop. As I continue to work to develop proposals for both networks and senates in the reformed NHS, I’ll … Read more → – Strong support for role of clinical networks

Developing clinical senates and networks

Dr Kathy McLean

The role of clinical networks and the new clinical senates is being developed in a review led by Dr Kathy McLean, who chaired the Future Forum workstream on clinical advice and leadership. The work is expected to lead to a … Read more → – Developing clinical senates and networks