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    Pills, a purple cat called Mister Soft, turquoise scooters and turkeys

    1 November 2018

    Below is a guest blog by Simon Priestley, from NHS Creative, about how the latest 'Meet Mo' film was developed.Could this mean the return of our favourite character with the big round yellow head? If you hadn’t already guessed – Mo is back!The third movie in the Mo series was created for Wessex Academic Health Science Network, and launched on 27... Read more >

  • NHS Innovation Accelerator Alumni ensures continued real-world insight on innovation spread in the NHS

    1 November 2018

    The NHS Innovation Accelerator (NIA) Alumni launches today for Fellows who have previously been supported by this national programme.This month marks the culmination of three years of support offered to the first cohort of NIA Fellows, selected to join the accelerator when it launched in 2015. During this period, these 17 individuals have benefi... Read more >

  • 500,000 patients to benefit from new NHS partnerships and technologies

    25 October 2018

    Over £7 million for seven new NHS Test Beds around the country Projects include the use of AI and machine learning to improve breast cancer screening and digital platforms enabling self-management for diabetesUp to £2 million for new innovative treatments for conditions including colorectal cancer, heart disease and multiple sclerosisEstimated 5... Read more >

  • SBRI Healthcare fast tracks cancer diagnostic inventions with £3.8m funding

    24 October 2018

    SBRI Healthcare has awarded a total of £3.8m in funding to four innovative technology companies that are in the process of developing cutting edge cancer diagnostic tools.The companies, C the Signs, Cambridge Oncometrix, Chromition and Deep Med IO were among the winners of the July 2017 SBRI Healthcare national competition, which had appealed fo... Read more >

  • The AHSN Network announces new Chair and Vice Chair

    22 October 2018

    Dr Séamus O’Neill is to take up the position of Chair of the national AHSN Network, a collaborative of England’s 15 Academic Health Science Networks (AHSNs), while Piers Ricketts has been announced Vice Chair.As Chair and Vice Chair from 20 November 2018, Séamus and Piers will play central roles in extending collaboration between England’s 15 Ac... Read more >

  • NHS Innovation Accelerator scoops industry body impact award

    19 October 2018

    The NHS Innovation Accelerator (NIA) has been announced as the winner of the TSA’s Impact in TEC Team Award.Announced at the International Technology Enabled Care conference’s annual gala dinner on the 16th October, the NIA had been shortlisted alongside PA Consulting and the London Fire Brigade. The NIA was selected as the winner of the Impact ... Read more >

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