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  • We're recruiting! Come and join our exciting innovation journey

    10 July 2018

    At Wessex Academic Health Science Network (AHSN), we connect the NHS, universities, research, innovators and small businesses to help drive innovation into the health service, which benefits patients, saves the NHS time and money, and helps to grow the local economy.Now is a great time to join the AHSN. We’re at an exciting time in our history: ... Read more >


  • New SBRI Healthcare competition call

    9 July 2018

    SBRI Healthcare is inviting companies to bid for funding to develop solutions for specific health needs. The focus areas for this call are Improving Outcomes in Musculoskeletal Disorders; and Dentistry, Oral health and Oral Cancers. Wessex AHSN is leading the dentistry call. The deadline for applications is 22 August 2018 (12 noon).For further i... Read more >


  • NBIC first Proof of Concept Call now open

    25 June 2018

    The National Biofilms Innovation Centre (NIBC) has launched its first Proof of Concept funding call. You can find out more here, and below:Call Closes: 24 August 2018Decisions: by end of September and offer letters in October. The collaborative PoC application should be jointly written with your industrial partner or collaborator but must be sub... Read more >


  • Simon Stevens: "AHSNs are the ‘change catalysts’ for the NHS" speaking at Confed18 last week in Manchester

    18 June 2018

    L-R: Simon Stevens, Chief Executive of NHS England; Mike Hannay, Chair of the AHSN Network; Tara Donnelly, Chief Executive of the Health Innovation Network; Ian Dodge, National Director of Strategy & Innovation, NHS England Speaking at the AHSN Network reception at Confed18 last week in Manchester, Simon Stevens, chief executive of NHS England,... Read more >


  • Spotlight on the AHSN Network’s collective impact and future plans

    13 June 2018

    A new guide to the AHSN Network is published today (Wednesday 13 June), detailing the impact to date of England’s 15 Academic Health Science Networks (AHSNs), as well as outlining future plans for the years ahead.The AHSNs were first licensed by NHS England in 2013 for an initial period of five years, and in that time they have pioneered new way... Read more >


  • AHSN's nutrition work Highly Commended at HSJ Value Awards

    7 June 2018

    Dorset’s Malnutrition Programme Partnership (Wessex Academic Health Science Network and Tricuro Care Catering) has been awarded Highly Commended at tonight's (7 June) HSJ Value Awards 2018.The programme was awarded this accolade in the ‘improving value in the care of frail older patients’ category.More to follow. Read more >


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