6 December 2018
Pioneering 100,000 Genomes Project reaches its goal and thanks all involved.Health Secretary Matt Hancock has today announced that the 100,000 Genomes Project, led by Genomics England in partnership with NHS England, has reached its goal of sequencing 100,000 whole genomes from NHS patients.Locally, this work is led by Wessex Genomic Medicine Ce... Read more >
21 November 2018
Seven AHSNs are in the running for this year’s HSJ Awards, taking place on the evening of Wednesday 21 November 2018.These awards recognise, celebrate, and reward the outstanding contributions of staff and organisation to healthcare.Around 1,700 healthcare professionals will come together to celebrate at the InterContinental O2 in London for wha... Read more >
20 November 2018
The AHSN's communications team has been successfully shortlisted for the 'Best Small Communications Team' award at this year's Comms2Point0 UnAwards.The awards, which 'recognise genuine creativity, innovation and solid results' celebrate the best in the communications industry, and recognise teams across all sectors. The ceremony is on Friday, ... Read more >
20 November 2018
New data from NHS Digital shows that a nationwide push to find undiagnosed patients with an irregular heart rhythm known as atrial fibrillation (AF) has identified over 130,000 people within the first year. In addition, a record number of people with AF have been prescribed the anti-clotting therapy needed to reduce the likelihood of life-threat... Read more >
19 November 2018
Wessex LMCs Clinical Leadership Fellows are looking to recruit 10 GPs working across Hampshire and the Isle of Wight to act as leaders of small peer groups.This is a pilot project and is limited to this locality due to the funding stipulations. These individuals will be responsible for recruiting others to form local working groups focused on th... Read more >
13 November 2018
What are the best ingredients for making a great, interactive day to improve the health and wellbeing of our ageing population within Wessex? Cheryl Davies, programme manager for Healthy Ageing, shares her insights below. And don't forget to click the links and see below for resources! Thursday, 1 November was my first Wessex Community of Practi... Read more >
The First Wessex Healthy Ageing Blog - what are the best ingredients for an interactive session?
What are the best ingredients for making a great, interactive day to improve the health and ...
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