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  • 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 >


  • The Association of British HealthTech Industries (ABHI) publishes a report highlighting the impact of diagnostics and its role in delivering the NHS Long Term Plan

    5 November 2019

    Incorporating technologies such as imaging, radiology, ultrasound, laboratory-based pathology sensors, specimen collection, near-patient biomarker testing and digital data systems, diagnostics are critical to the delivery of modern healthcare. The industry has significant impact, with pathology alone employing 25,000 staff, and the UK performing... Read more >


  • We're recruiting: join us as Deputy CEO

    28 October 2019

    Vacancy: Deputy CEO and Director of Innovation AdoptionNHS VSM T&CsCloses: 17 NovemberHealthcare is undergoing a scientific and technological revolution. Every week new drugs, diagnostics, technologies and care models are announced to the world. Yet highly regulated, complex health systems can find adoption of innovation tough. If you enjoy work... Read more >


  • Southampton clinicians use new gel injection to reduce side effects for prostate cancer patients

    21 October 2019

    Clinicians in Southampton are using a pioneering gel injection that can reduce the side effects of radiotherapy for prostate cancer patients.Known as SpaceOAR hydrogel, it reduces the amount of radiation that can pass through the prostate and damage the rectum during treatment.It consists mainly of water and is injected prior to the start of rad... Read more >


  • ESCAPE-pain rehabilitation comes to Portsmouth

    18 October 2019

    In Portsmouth it is estimated that twenty-two thousand people aged 45 or over have knee or hip osteoarthritis.To help local residents manage the chronic joint pain and reduced mobility associated with these conditions, BH Live (health and wellbeing facilitators) has teamed up with Solent NHS Trust Physiotherapy Outpatient Departments. Together t... Read more >


  • Expressions of Interest: we're looking for a Primary Care Network

    14 October 2019

    Our Primary Care Innovations programme is looking for a Primary Care Network to take part in a trial and evaluation of a digital innovation to assist practices in ensuring they are compliant with CQC standards.The innovation – QuiqCare - provides a real-time view across multiple locations, which helps to monitor and address compliance. The syste... Read more >


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Guest blog: Professor Jane Murphy, Bournemouth University - Malnutrition; a significant threat to our health as we age

Whilst improved life expectancy is to be celebrated, it is unfortunate that many older peopl...

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