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  • We're recruiting! Come and join our exciting Insight team

    15 April 2019

    At Wessex Academic Health Science Network (AHSN), we connect the NHS, universities, research, innovators and small businesses to help drive innovation into the health service, which benefits patients, saves the NHS time and money, and helps to grow the local economy.Now is a great time to join the AHSN. We’re at an exciting time in our history: ... Read more >


  • AHSN patient safety work showcased in national awards

    9 April 2019

    Five AHSNs (East Midlands, Imperial College Health Partners, Innovation Agency, Oxford and West of England) have made it through to the finals of the HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2019, which recognise, reward and thank the hardworking teams and individuals who are improving healthcare outcomes for patients.The next round of judging takes place in e... Read more >


  • Frailty experts run education day for health professionals; raising the profile of frailty and the skills we need to deal with an ageing population

    5 April 2019

    “Frailty is not part of the natural ageing process and can be made better or worse over time with the right assessment and support,” commented Joshua Hammond, Frailty Practitioner at Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust at the very first Frailty Focus conference last month.“Frailty is when someone doesn’t have the natural reserves and inbuilt ab... Read more >


  • Register now for Bridging the Gap 3

    3 April 2019

    On Tuesday 4 June The AHSN Network will host the third of our “Bridging the gap” series of events at Wellcome Collection in London.Bridging the gap 3 is aimed at any health technology innovators and companies who are interested in accessing the NHS marketplace to improve health and care for patients and citizens, and who have a product or servic... Read more >


  • TEDxNHS is back for 2019!

    25 March 2019

    An event for the NHS, by the NHS, this year with the theme Beyond our Component Parts.Nominations for speakers are now open! We would love to hear about your ideas and how TEDxNHS could be the platform to spread them wider and further than you ever thought possible! Are you a current NHS or social care member of staff with an inspiring idea you ... Read more >


  • New routemap to help MedTech innovators in the Wessex Region escape the ‘innovation maze’

    20 March 2019

    MedTech is a high growth sector for UK plc, with jobs up 17% in the last ten years in contrast to other sectors such as biopharma1The NHS now spends £6bn a year on MedTech, with significant growth opportunitiesAHSN’s new resource will help innovators navigate the often confusing innovation pathway to access the NHSThe AHSNs in partnership with t... Read more >


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