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  • Register now for exciting innovation event

    15 January 2020

    Wessex Q Innovations Expo 2020Thu, 19 March 202009:30am – 3pmSt Mary's StadiumBritannia RoadSouthamptonSO14 5FPRegister here.This highly interactive event will be a mix of inspiring speakers and an exhibition of ready-to-go QI focused innovations for health and social care.Previously open only to Q Members, we now have an exciting opportunity fo... Read more >


  • Appointment of new AHSN Deputy CEO

    8 January 2020

    Wessex Academic Health Science Network (AHSN) has appointed a new Deputy Chief Executive and Director of Innovation Adoption.Nicola Bent will be joining the AHSN in April from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), where she has been Deputy Director of Health and Social Care and Programme Director for System Engagement sin... Read more >


  • Learn more about whole genome sequencing and meet the genomics workforce

    30 December 2019

    It’s time to learn more about whole genome sequencingGenomic testing is increasingly being used as part of routine NHS patient care and treatment, and tests such as whole genome sequencing will be more widely available through the new national Genomic Medicine Service (GMS). But what is whole genome sequencing? How does it work and how can it be... Read more >


  • AHSN blog

    Guest blog: Chloe Davanna, Sport & Physical Activity Officer at Winchester City Council explains the ease of implementing the ESCAPE-pain programme at a Winchester leisure centre

    22 November 2019

    ESCAPE-pain is an evidence-based group rehabilitation programme for people with chronic joint pain resulting from hip and or knee osteoarthritis. It integrates educational self-management and coping strategies with a personalised exercise plan.Winchester City Council’s Physical Activity Team and River Park Leisure Centre have found the ESCAPE-pa... Read more >


  • Innovation Exchange to tackle NHS challenges around antimicrobial resistance

    15 November 2019

    A search has been launched during World Antibiotic Awareness Week to find innovative technologies that will support health and social care workers to overcome the challenges of tackling antimicrobial resistance.As part of the Health Network North initiative that focuses upon unmet needs, the Academic Health Science Network for the North East and... Read more >


  • AHSN scoops national HSJ Award

    6 November 2019

    Wessex AHSN, in partnership with the NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA), has won a prestigious HSJ Award at this year's ceremony.Our work on the National Polypharmacy Prescribing Comparators won the Patient Safety category. The comparators help Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) and General Practices identify patients most likely to be e... Read more >


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Guest blog: Chloe Davanna, Sport & Physical Activity Officer at Winchester City Council explains the ease of implementing the ESCAPE-pain programme at a Winchester leisure centre

ESCAPE-pain is an evidence-based group rehabilitation programme for people with chronic join...

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