Northern England Clinical Senate


Clinical Senates have been established to be a source of independent, strategic advice and guidance to commissioners and other stakeholders to help them to make the best decisions about healthcare for the populations they represent.

They comprise a core Clinical Senate Council and a wider Clinical Senate Assembly.

The Clinical Senate Council is a small multi-professional steering group. This group co-ordinates and manages the Senate’s business. It maintains a strategic overview across their region and is responsible for the formulation and provision of advice working with the broader Senate Assembly.

The Clinical Senate Assembly is a diverse multi-professional forum providing the Council with ready access to a pool of experts from a broad range of health and care professions.  The Assembly also includes patient representatives and encompasses the birth to death spectrum of NHS Care.