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  • Experts create ‘chatbot’ to address people’s concerns about Covid-19 vaccines

    21 April 2021

    A team of experts are hoping to support members of the public who are hesitant about having a Covid-19 vaccination, and have developed an innovative new website to answer people’s questions and concerns.COVIDVAXfacts.info launched today - 21 April 2021. Some estimates suggest that over 90% of the UK population need to take a Covid-19 vaccine to ... Read more >


  • Innovation call to address domiciliary care workforce issues

    31 March 2021

    West of England AHSN, South West AHSN and Health Education England South West, are launching an innovation challenge to find solutions that are ready for adoption (or adaptation) and spread, in order to support the domiciliary care workforce.From digital apps, new technology and toolkits to changes in services, systems and processes, the already... Read more >


  • Introducing new AHSN Network Chair and Vice Chair

    31 March 2021

    Professor Gary Ford, Chief Executive Officer of the Oxford Academic Health Science Network (AHSN), has been elected as Chair of the AHSN Network, which brings together the 15 AHSNs that cover England. Richard Stubbs, Chief Executive Officer of Yorkshire and Humber AHSN, will take on the role of Vice Chair. The Chair and Vice Chair have an essent... Read more >


  • AHSN blog

    A simple device has been a lifeline during the pandemic – and could change how we provide care for good.

    23 March 2021

    AHSN NETWORK BLOG: What do you know about pulse oximeters? If you work in a hospital, this simple device will no doubt be extremely familiar. You might have seen one at your GP, but not known what it’s called. And if you’re in a high-risk category, you may have been offered one to monitor the oxygen levels in your blood at home if you’ve had cor... Read more >


  • Thousands have now benefited from internationally recommended COVID remote monitoring scheme

    22 March 2021

    In this latest blog for NHS England and NHS Improvement, National Clinical Director for Infection, Antimicrobial Resistance and Deterioration, Dr Matt Inada Kim, explains how COVID Oximetry @home services have proved vital during the pandemic by providing pulse oximeters to high risk COVID patients so they can monitor their condition at home. Ac... Read more >


  • Innovation call to address LGBT+ health inequalities

    16 March 2021

    The AHSN Network and LGBT Foundation have joined forces to launch a nationwide call for innovations to help address health inequalities facing lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) people, many of which have been exacerbated by Covid-19.From MedTech and digital apps to changes in practice and new pathways, we are looking for innovations and in... Read more >


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A simple device has been a lifeline during the pandemic – and could change how we provide care for good.

AHSN NETWORK BLOG: What do you know about pulse oximeters? If you work in a hospital, this s...

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