Clinical Senate Advice

Advice on proposals for adult elective orthopaedic services in North Central London – November 2019

The London Clinical Senate provided advice to North Central London Partners in Health and Care in November 2019, following a review of their proposals to reconfigure adult elective orthopaedic services in North Central London.

Advice on proposals for elective orthopaedic care in North Central London

Advice on proposals for health services in Surrey Downs, Sutton and Merton – March 2019

The London Clinical Senate jointly with the South East Clinical Senate provided advice to the Improving Healthcare Together Programme in March 2019, following a review of their proposals to provide sustainable hospital services in South West London and Surrey Downs.

Advice on proposals for health services in Surrey Downs, Sutton and Merton

The Improving Healthcare Together Programme has published the report and their response on their website https://improvinghealthcaretogether.org.uk/independent-clinical-senate-report/.

Advice on proposals for the relocation of Moorfields Eye Hospital – January 2019

The London Clinical Senate provided advice to Islington CCG in January 2019, following a review of their proposals to relocate Moorfields Eye Hospital.

Advice on the proposals for the relocation of Moorfields Eye Hospital

Advice on proposals for mental health services in Camden and Islington – June 2018

The London Clinical Senate provided advice to Islington CCG, Camden CCG and Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust in June 2018, following a review of their proposals to improve mental health services.

Advice on proposals for mental health services in Camden and Islington

Advice on proposals for elective orthopaedic care in South East London – June 2016

The London Clinical Senate provided advice to the Our Healthier South East London Programme in June 2016, following a review of their proposals to consolidate planned care orthopaedics in south east London.

Advice on proposals for elective orthopaedic care in South East London

The Our Healthier South East London Programme has published the report and their response on their website www.ourhealthiersel.nhs.uk. The response can also be viewed here.

Advice on plans to transition paediatric services from Ealing Hospital, north west London – February 2016

This request was a follow-up to the advice provided in February 2015 (see below). The paediatric changes were planned to be implemented by June 2016. NHS England asked the Clinical Senate to give further advice to inform the assurance process for these changes.

Ealing CCG discussed the report at a Governing Body meeting and published the report and the SaHF response to senate report.

Advice on plans to transition maternity, gynaecology, neonatal and paediatric services from Ealing Hospital, north west London – February 2015

The London Clinical Senate provided advice on plans developed through the Shaping a Healthier Future (SaHF) programme to decommission maternity and paediatrics services at Ealing Hospital.

Ealing CCG discussed the report at a Governing Body meeting and subsequently published the report

Advice on proposals for inpatient mental health services in south west London – December 2014

South West London CCGs and NHS England (London) Specialised Commissioning requested advice on the clinical case for change and proposed model of care to modernise inpatient mental health services at Springfield Hospital.
Advice on proposals for inpatient mental health services in South West London

Advice on proposals to consolidate (mainly) specialised cancer and cardiovascular services in north central and north east London – June 2014

NHS England (London) asked the Senate for advice on two issues:
1. Whether NHS England (London) adopted a sufficiently robust clinical process to arrive at the recommended options for the future configuration of these specialised services, considering the clinical involvement and evidence used, and the depth of clinical involvement and support. Advice on Consolidating Cancer and Cardiac Services in NC and NE London
2. Advice to inform a recommendation on the future model and location(s) of radical prostatectomies