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    Southampton pharmacists launch innovative medicines advice pathway for patients leaving hospital

    18 September 2017

    Have you been in hospital and had your medications changed? Are you taking a new medicine, and are worried about side effects? Health professionals know that patients can leave hospital feeling confused about what, how and when to take their medicines. Sometimes, people returning home can experience errors or unintended changes in their medicati... Read more >


  • Hampshire Hospitals invited to join national digitisation programme

    14 September 2017

    Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has been named as one of just 18 trusts invited to join a prestigious NHS England programme. Hampshire Hospitals has been selected as part of the second wave of digital pioneers or ‘fast followers’ for the NHS England digitisation programme, securing £5million in funding for digital projects.To be conside... Read more >


  • Wessex AHSN projects shortlisted for prestigious HSJ Awards

    11 September 2017

    Wessex AHSN has been shortlisted in two categories for the Health Service Journal (HSJ) Awards. The HSJ Awards are the largest celebration of excellence in UK healthcare, highlighting the most innovative and successful people and projects in the sector.Serenity Integrated Mentoring (SIM) run by Hampshire Constabulary and Isle of Wight NHS Trust,... Read more >


  • Prince William praises innovative work for mental health in policing

    6 September 2017

    Local pioneering mental health work, and current NIA fellow, Serenity Integrated Monitoring (SIM) was recognised during a national conference attended by Prince William this week. Project lead, Sergeant Paul Jennings, and the Isle of Wight NHS Trust mental health innovations lead Vicki Haworth (who comprise the core SIM team) took part in a conv... Read more >


  • Review of Nutrition Research

    6 September 2017

    Southampton has been a key player in a major review of the state of nutrition research in the UK and overseas, which highlighted a growing concern that the UK is not fulfilling its potential, and recommended ways to ‘revitalise’ the field so the public and patients continue to benefit.The review has recommended increased collaboration with indus... Read more >


  • Liver disease report suggests more than £12m could be saved each year across Wessex

    6 September 2017

    Acute admission data for patients with liver disease from all nine trusts across Wessex has shown that estimated savings of at least £12.9m can be achieved each year, with improved management of patients with Alcohol Related Liver Disease (ALRD). The data analysed contains information on all liver disease admissions between January 2011 and Dece... Read more >


  • AHSN Network welcomes announcement on future of life sciences

    31 August 2017

    Welcoming today’s announcement on the future of life sciences in the UK, Vice Chair of the national AHSN Network, Professor Mike Hannay said: “This is great news for patients, the NHS and our life sciences sector. The right agreement between the Government and the life sciences industry will help build the UK’s status as a world leader in this s... Read more >


  • AdviSeME Prize - Competition to find a transformative medical product

    22 August 2017

    NICE Scientific Advice recently launched a competition, the NICE AdviSeME Prize, to find a transformative medical product in the early stages of development:The NICE AdviSeME Prize is specifically aimed at SMEs, charities, and academic research groups. The winning applicant will receive a free Light Scientific Advice service which will: Provide ... Read more >


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Simon Priestley from NHS Creative introduces us to Mo and how he came to be. Mo is the protagonist in a soon to be released campaign encouraging patients to book a medicines review and highlightlin...

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