Spreading Innovations

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Wessex Innovation Forum: Portsmouth

The NHS is changing. Health organisations, local authorities and universities are increasingly working together to help meet the challenges the NHS faces. New innovations and technology will be part of the solution, and will transform healthcare, ... Find out more >


Spread and adoption: guidelines

We have published new guidelines to help innovators apply an evidence based, systematic approach to accelerating the spread and adoption of innovation and best practice. The guidelines comprise four stages, including assessing the potential for sp... Find out more >


Wessex Health Innovation Forum: Dorset

In 2017/18, we are taking healthcare innovation on the road, and out and about to various areas of Wessex. Co-hosted by the AHSN and local NHS organisations, the forum events are designed to support the development of innovative technologies and m... Find out more >


Wessex Health Innovation Forum: Southampton

In 2017/18, we are taking healthcare innovation on the road, and out and about to various areas of Wessex.Co-hosted by the AHSN and local NHS organisations, the forum events are designed to support the development of innovative technologies and mo... Find out more >


Evaluation of Happy, Healthy, at Home: Symposium 2

The AHSN and Centre for Implementation Science is working as the independent evaluator for the Happy, Healthy, at Home Vanguard programme in North East Hampshire and Farnham. For more about the NHS England vanguard sites and New Care Models progra... Find out more >


Evaluation of Happy, Healthy, at Home: North East Hampshire and Farnham vanguard

The AHSN and Centre for Implementation Science is working as the independent evaluator for the Happy, Healthy, at Home Vanguard programme in North East Hampshire and Farnham. For more about the NHS England vanguard sites and New Care Models progra... Find out more >


Wessex AHSN Business Plan: 2017-18

Our Business Plan for 2017-18 is now available. You can view the document below, or download it via the link on the right of this page. In health, as in other sectors, innovation and adoption at scale is increasingly driven by interdisciplinary re... Find out more >


NHS Innovation Accelerator

The NHS Innovation Accelerator (NIA) is delivered collaboratively by NHS England and the Academic Health Science Networks (AHSNs).The aim of the NIA is to deliver on the commitment detailed within the Five Year Forward View – creating the conditio... Find out more >


NICE Technology Appraisals

We are no longer updating this page. Previous documents are still available and are free to use. Securing the benefits for patients and to the health system is the prime purpose of the NICE Technology Appraisals project. At the same time, earlier,... Find out more >


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Wessex Innovation Forum: Portsmouth

The NHS is changing. Health organisations, local authorities and universities are increasingly working together to help meet the challenges the NHS faces. New innovations and technology will be par...Read more >