About Wessex AHSN
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Academic Health Science Networks (AHSNs) are member led organisations within the NHS. There are 15 AHSNs in England, and they were created in 2013 with the aim of bringing together health services, academia and industry to promote and support innovation to improve patient outcomes and generate economic benefits. We cover Hampshire, Dorset, South Wiltshire and the Isle of Wight.
Led by our executive team, which provide direction and oversight of our work, our governance (at every level) is designed to involve our partners; spanning universities, NHS trusts, community care organisations, commissioners, patient groups, industry and government.
10% of the workforce in Wessex is employed in the health economy
Wessex boasts over 250 life science companies in medtech, medbiotech, industrial biotech and pharma
The region's life sciences industry employs 9,000 and has a turnover of £2.5 billion
The region's population of 3 million is served by 10 CCGs, 9 local authorities, 11 NHS Trusts and 5 universities
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