Greater Manchester Lancs & South Cumbria Senate

Council and Assembly Application

North West Clinical Senate Assemly

The North West Clinical Senate has been established to support commissioners to make the best decisions about healthcare for the populations they represent.

The Clinical Senate Assembly is a diverse, multi-professional membership forum providing the Cheshire and Merseyside and the Greater Manchester, Lancs and South Cumbria Clinical Senate Councils with ready access to experts from a full range of health and care professions.

If you are interested in becoming a member of our Assembly please complete an Expression of Interest Form which can be found below.

Expression of Interest Form


North West Senate Councils

The Senate Council forms the core steering group and is supported by the Senate Assembly.  The North West Clinical Senate Councils comprises of the Cheshire and Merseyside Clinical Senate Council and the Greater Manchester, Lancs and South Cumbria Clinical Senate Council.

As a member of the Senate Clinical Council, you’ll be part of an important multi-professional team of up to 35 clinicians, leading and managing the Senate’s business.

Our role is to provide impartial clinical advice, focused always on the best interests of the population, not of organisations or professional interests. Professional objectivity and neutrality are the basis of our influence and credibility.

Together, the Senate Councils and Assembly are driving and influencing change across our regions.

To express an interest in our Senate Councils please complete an application form which can be found by following the links with supporting documentation.

Further information

  • Caroline Baines, Senior Senate Manager at
  • Prof Donal O’Donoghue, Chair, Greater Manchester, Lancashire & South Cumbria Clinical Senate at donal.o'
  • Dr Cecil Kullu, Chair, Cheshire & Merseyside Clinical Senate at