Spreading Innovations

Programme Brief


Are you involved in supporting or leading organisational change?

Knowing where to begin can feel daunting. Use our roadmap to help get you started. As a result of work within our mental health quality improvement programme, we have developed a one-page visual roadmap for those involved in supporting or leading ... 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 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. This event is now sold out, and no more bookings can be accepted. If you must attend, or wou... 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. This event is now sold out, and no more bo...Read more >