Any plans for major service changes as part of the Mid and South Essex Sustainability and Transformation Plan (STP) are subject to detailed review and testing before being proposed for public consultation.

Here you will find key documents, information and evidence that may be used to help develop plans or test their viability.


Reports of the East of England Clinical Senate – published 23 January 2017

The East of England Clinical Senate is one of twelve independent Clinical Senates established across England in 2013. It has an assembly of multi-professional experts from health and care and patient and citizen representatives. Its role is to provide independent, strategic advice and guidance to healthcare planning. The EoE Clinical Senate reviewed the emerging plans for mid and south Essex hospital service changes in June and October of 2016. The findings and recommendations from these reviews are presented in the following documents:

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