South East Clinical Senates

Independent, clinical and strategic advice for health systems in the south east

Northampton General Hospital Breast Service

Northampton General Hospital commissioned the East Midlands Clinical Senate to undertake an independent clinical review of all aspects of the Breast pathway, symptomatic and screening: The patients’ pathway from the two week wait, screening invitation through to the diagnostic and treatment phases of care. The Trust requested a review of the reconstruction pathway and the determination of when a tertiary centre should be the route of best possible care for the patient.

Clinical Senate

East Midlands

Status:

In progress

Date:

Jul-19

Types of Work:

Advice

Theme

Service Optimisation

Policy / Documentation

No

Specialised Commissioning

No

STP / ACS Development Plans

No

Urgent & Emergency Care

No

Multiple Clinical Services

No

Children & Maternity

No

Cardiac

No

Stroke & Vascular

No

Mental Health

No

Respiratory

No

MSK

No

ENT

No

Community Services/ Hubs

No

Diagnostics / Hubs

No

Primary Care

No

Public Health

No

Care Planning

yes

Communications

yes

Workforce

yes

Link to web page or report

http://emsenate.nhs.uk/downloads/documents/clinicalsenate/clinicaladvice/NGH_Breast_Service.docx