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Alison Tavare

Regional Clinical Lead COVID Oximetry @home, Primary Care Clinical Lead
West of England Academic Health Science Network

Alison is a GP by background and Primary Care clinical lead at the West of England Academic Health Science Network. She has a special interest in the prompt identification and management of the deteriorating patient and particularly the use of NEWS2 as a common language across the NHS. This has led to a collaboration with Health Education England and other stakeholders to develop videos to support the training of families and carers to communicate concern.

Alison also co-leads the West of England Learning Disability Collaborative. The WELDC is a network of clinicians, carers, families and experts by experience who are working together with academics and policy makers to improve outcomes for people with a learning disability.

She has a portfolio career and is now a NHSE regional clinical lead for the south-west which includes work on COVID-19 and the evolving NHS@home. Alison is also a clinical co-ordinator at NCEPOD.