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  • ReconnHealth offers one stop shop for healthcare collaboration

    6 July 2017

    ReconnHealth has created a market place for healthcare innovators and commissioners to come together and share their wants and needs. The market place is open to all to create profiles, share ideas, market products and service that deliver quality and efficiency improvements, think Match.com meets LinkedIn meets Booking.com meets Skype.The site ... Read more >


  • Five year study evidences UroLift System for benign prostatic hyperplasia as 'the standard of care for BPH'

    5 July 2017

    The UroLift System, a medical device supported by Wessex AHSN's Industry and Innovation team, has demonstrated 'maturity as a standard of care for Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)', in a randomised five year clinical study published in the Canadian Journal of Urology this month. Symptoms of BPH, also known as enlarged prostate, often include i... Read more >


  • Media release

    SIM bags award and high commendation at HSJ Patient Safety Awards

    4 July 2017

    A pioneering project, which integrates mental health care and policing on the Isle of Wight, has tonight - Tuesday, 4th July – scooped an award and been highly commended at the national Patient Safety Awards held in Manchester.The Serenity Integrated Mentoring (SIM) project, run by Hampshire Constabulary and the Isle of Wight NHS Trust, and supp... Read more >


  • WATCH: HSJ webinar featuring Wessex nutrition lead

    29 June 2017

    Update to the below story - you can watch the webinar here (free registration required). Kathy Wallis, programme lead for nutrition in older people at Wessex AHSN, was one of three prestigious panellists discussing the role of nutrition in the care of frail older people in a webinar hosted by HSJ on Tuesday, 20 June 2017.The experts discussed a ... Read more >


  • Media release

    Wessex AHSN shortlisted with our partners for three national Patient Safety Awards

    27 June 2017

    We’re proud to announce that four of our projects have been shortlisted in three categories in next week’s national Patient Safety Awards. The Patient Safety Awards continue to recognise and reward outstanding practice within the NHS and independent healthcare organisations. Shortlisted entrants have given their presentations to each specific ju... Read more >


  • AHSN blog

    It all started with a pencil, some paper…and an idea: Meet Mo!

    23 June 2017

    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 highlightling the difficulties that can occur with polypharmacy.Meet Mo. A simple figure – deliberately ageless, sexless, of no fixed religion or race, but with o... Read more >


  • Announcement: the NHS Innovation and Technology Payment (ITP)

    21 June 2017

    In his June speech at NHS Confed, Simon Stevens announced the launch of the NHS Innovation and Technology Payment (ITP). This programme builds on the Innovation and Technology Tariff (ITT) which went live on 1 April 2017.It aims to support the NHS in adopting innovation by removing financial or procurement barriers to uptake of innovative produc... Read more >


  • SBRI Healthcare announces details of next competition focused on cancer diagnosis, treatment and care

    16 June 2017

    SBRI Healthcare is an NHS England funded initiative led by the Academic Health Science Networks to develop technology solutions for known healthcare challenges. The next funding round focuses on finding innovative solutions with the ability to transform screening, accelerated diagnosis and management of cancer.Cancer remains one of the public’s ... 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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