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  • PRIMIS and The AHSN Network Shortlisted for the 2020 HSJ Patient Safety Awards

    6 July 2020

    PRIMIS at the University of Nottingham and The AHSN Network, are delighted to announce that they have been shortlisted for Patient Safety Team of the Year at this year’s HSJ Patient Safety Awards, recognising their outstanding contribution to healthcare through the national rollout of a proven pharmacist-led IT-based intervention to reduce medic... Read more >


  • AHSN regional and national stakeholder reports out now

    8 June 2020

    NHS England/Improvement and the Office for Life Sciences commissioned research to explore and evaluate the views of AHSN stakeholders. Savanta ComRes conducted this independent evaluation. With input from AHSNs and commissioners, they developed and ran an online survey and telephone interviews. Those taking part were stakeholders in health and s... Read more >


  • Resources to support care homes and their staff effectively deal with deterioration among patients and residents

    7 June 2020

    The COVID-19 pandemic raises challenges for care home residents, their families and the staff that look after them. Some people are more at risk than others of becoming unwell very quickly and developing serious illnesses, this is known as deterioration. It is important, especially during the COVID-19 outbreak that those who care for individuals... Read more >


  • Safe tracheostomy care toolkit released for healthcare staff

    6 June 2020

    A toolkit for healthcare staff has been published by the National Tracheostomy Safety Project (NTSP) in collaboration with the AHSN Network and the National Patient Safety Improvement Programmes in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, to support healthcare staff who are looking after patients with tracheostomies. You can access the toolkit here: S... Read more >


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    Diversity²: health innovation and the LGBT+ experience

    5 June 2020

    By the AHSN's associate director of communications, Michael Goodeve, on behalf of the AHSN Network's Equality and Diversity working group.“No, my partner is a man.”“My ‘girlfriend’ is actually called Neil.”These are just a couple of the lines I have trotted out to colleagues or acquaintances in the past year alone. And this does not account for ... Read more >


  • Digital innovations tested to support vulnerable people during COVID-19 outbreak

    24 April 2020

    New parents, unpaid carers, the homeless, young people and cancer patients could benefit from digital solutions as part of the TechForce19 challenge.People who may be particularly vulnerable or isolated during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, including new parents, the homeless, unpaid carers, young people and cancer patients, could soon ben... Read more >


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Diversity²: health innovation and the LGBT+ experience

By the AHSN's associate director of communications, Michael Goodeve, on behalf of the AHSN N...

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