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  • 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 >


  • Remote monitoring scheme reaches all eligible patients in England

    15 March 2021

    With support from England’s 15 Patient Safety Collaboratives, patients at risk from Covid-19 now have access to a national programme designed to provide an early-warning system if their condition worsens.During the pandemic, reduced oxygen saturation levels have been shown to be a key identifier of deterioration in patients with confirmed or sus... Read more >


  • Twelve innovators selected to scale across England’s NHS with support from the NHS Innovation Accelerator

    8 March 2021

    Today, the NHS Innovation Accelerator (NIA) announces the 12 innovators (‘Fellows’) and innovations selected to join its award-winning programme in 2021. These innovations offer solutions to some of the NHS’ most pressing needs and will be supported over the next three years to scale across England for the benefit of NHS patients and staff. This... Read more >


  • Innovation²: upcoming call to address LGBT+ health inequalities

    18 February 2021

    The AHSN Network and LGBT Foundation have joined forces to search for innovations, best practice and improvement programmes to help address health inequalities facing lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) people.We know that the LGBT+ community are disproportionately affected by both ill health and social pressures. These inequalities are expl... Read more >


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    How to get funding - hacks, hints and tips

    18 February 2021

    The latest Innovation Exchange podcast is out now!How to get financial support for developing and commercialising innovation is hugely important to the innovators out there, and it is an area that our teams in the Wessex region are regularly asked about. In this episode: How to get funding – hacks, hints and tips, we offer some insights into how... Read more >


  • MedTech Funding Mandate Policy released by NHS England – launches 1 April 2021

    11 February 2021

    As part of the commitment of the NHS Long Term Plan (2019) to support faster and wider sustainable adoption of proven and affordable innovations, a new policy (MedTech Funding Mandate), was published in January. This policy outlines how providers and commissioners can accelerate the use of NICE-approved, clinically, and cost-saving medical devic... Read more >


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