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  • Online event: Delivering a Net Zero NHS – Reducing the environmental impact of asthma inhalers

    6 December 2021

    The AHSN Network is hosting a series of sharing and learning events that aim to share best practice innovations and initiatives to support the delivery of a net zero NHS.The next event focusing on reducing the environmental impact of asthma inhalers will take place online on Tuesday 8 February 10:30am to 12pm.Medicines account for up to 25% of e... Read more >

  • Innovation Exchange: Remote health - what works?

    29 November 2021

    This series from the AHSN Network explores challenges that exist within the health and care system and innovations that could help. This episode focuses on remote health technology.In this episode, our host Dr Hasan Chowhan meets with fellow GP Dr Simon Dunn to discuss the increased use of remote health technology, in particular the successful i... Read more >

  • New FeNO in Asthma elearning module is available

    22 November 2021

    Health Education England elearning for healthcare worked in partnership with NHS England and NHS Improvement, Accelerated Access Collaborative, Wessex AHSN Network and the Office for Life Sciences to develop a new elearning module, focused on FeNO in Asthma. Although developed for primary care professionals, other healthcare professionals may fi... Read more >

  • Success for the AHSN Network at the HSJ Awards 2021

    19 November 2021

    The AHSN Network celebrated a win at the prestigious HSJ Awards ceremony in London on 18 November.The AHSN Network was successful in the patient safety category for the significant support Patient Safety Collaboratives and AHSNs provided to implement COVID Oximetry @home and virtual wards. The programme was delivered in partnership with NHS Engl... Read more >

  • NIHR Evidence publishes new Collection on early detection of cancer

    10 November 2021

    A new collection of evidence released by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) demonstrates ways teams are looking at improving early diagnosis of cancer - including recognising patients who are at risk of poorer outcomes and making existing screening programmes even better. Catching cancer earlier is one of the most effective ways t... Read more >

  • Care home training films pass 500,000 milestone

    5 November 2021

    A series of free online training videos aimed at care home staff have recently reached more than 500,000 views on YouTube.A collaboration by Wessex and the West of England Academic Health Science Networks (AHSNs) and Hampshire, Southampton and Isle of Wight CCG, and funded by Health Education England, the short videos describe how to take measur... Read more >

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My now 85-year-old mum, Maureen has been a proud owner of an iPad for nearly a year

To help celebrate the United Nations International Day of Older Persons - 1 October 2021 – t...

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