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  • PINCER progress report on World Patient Safety Day

    17 September 2020

    PRIMIS - with the AHSN Network - has released a Progress Report on the national roll out of PINCER on World Patient Safety Day.The purpose of the Progress Report is to give an overview of the first 18 months of the national roll out of the pharmacist-led, IT-based intervention, which is designed to reduce clinically important medication errors i... Read more >


  • AHSN celebrates World Patient Safety Day

    17 September 2020

    To celebrate World Patient Safety Day (17 September) our Patient Safety Collaborative (PSC) team put a call out to health organisations around the Wessex region, asking for individual and teams’ successes over the last year.The PSC team received a terrific response, all wanting to recognise the amazing work achieved across Wessex for the safety ... Read more >


  • AHSN scoops national HSJ Value Award

    4 September 2020

    Wessex AHSN has today - Friday, 4 September -  won a prestigious national HSJ Value Award.Along with colleagues at West Hampshire CCG, Somerset CCG and NHS Kernow, the AHSN won for its RESTORE2 project; right care, right place, right time for care home residents.The work won in the 'System or Commissioner Led Service Redesign Initiative' categor... Read more >


  • Applications for the NHS Innovation Accelerator are now open!

    1 September 2020

    The NHS Innovation Accelerator (NIA) – an NHS England initiative supported by England’s 15 Academic Health Science Networks (AHSNs) and hosted at UCLPartners – has launched its call for applications representing high impact, evidence-based innovations. The call is open to local, national and international healthcare innovations supported by pass... Read more >


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    Supporting the health and care reset in community mental health services

    19 August 2020

    Isorropia means balance in Greek, and that’s exactly what the Isorropia Foundation - a mental health wellbeing service on the Isle of Wight – is supporting people to achieve.Working in close partnership with the Isle of Wight NHS Trust, the service was founded by Vicki Haworth and Charlie Bell who both have extensive backgrounds working in menta... Read more >


  • AHSN annual review out now

    10 August 2020

    The slides cover the AHSN's response to the Covid-19 pandemic, and provides a review of 2019-20. There are also case studies where AHSN staff returned to the frontline NHS, to support our colleagues with the response to Covid-19. All documents can be viewed or downloaded below. Bill Gillespie, Chief Executive of Wessex AHSN, said: "Thanks to the... Read more >


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Supporting the health and care reset in community mental health services

Isorropia means balance in Greek, and that’s exactly what the Isorropia Foundation - a menta...

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