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  • Safer care during Covid-19

    8 October 2020

    A rapid-learning report on the role of Patient Safety Collaboratives (PSCs) during the pandemic has been published by the AHSN Network. PSCs are just one part of the health and care system which responded quickly to the immediate crisis from Covid-19 in March. They reprioritised their day-to-day work and took on new programmes at speed, such as ... Read more >


  • AHSNs support initiative to create local NHS ‘innovation hubs’

    6 October 2020

    AHSNs are supporting a new national funding initiative led by the Health Foundation, to support healthcare provider organisations to adopt innovation faster.Launched with support from England’s 15 Academic Health Science Networks, the Adopting Innovation programme opens for expressions of interest on 7 October 2020.It will help establish four in... Read more >


  • PINCER progress report on World Patient Safety Day

    17 September 2020

    PRIMIS - with the AHSN Network - has released a Progress Report on the national roll out of PINCER on World Patient Safety Day.The purpose of the Progress Report is to give an overview of the first 18 months of the national roll out of the pharmacist-led, IT-based intervention, which is designed to reduce clinically important medication errors i... Read more >


  • AHSN celebrates World Patient Safety Day

    17 September 2020

    To celebrate World Patient Safety Day (17 September) our Patient Safety Collaborative (PSC) team put a call out to health organisations around the Wessex region, asking for individual and teams’ successes over the last year.The PSC team received a terrific response, all wanting to recognise the amazing work achieved across Wessex for the safety ... Read more >


  • AHSN scoops national HSJ Value Award

    4 September 2020

    Wessex AHSN has today - Friday, 4 September -  won a prestigious national HSJ Value Award.Along with colleagues at West Hampshire CCG, Somerset CCG and NHS Kernow, the AHSN won for its RESTORE2 project; right care, right place, right time for care home residents.The work won in the 'System or Commissioner Led Service Redesign Initiative' categor... Read more >


  • Applications for the NHS Innovation Accelerator are now open!

    1 September 2020

    The NHS Innovation Accelerator (NIA) – an NHS England initiative supported by England’s 15 Academic Health Science Networks (AHSNs) and hosted at UCLPartners – has launched its call for applications representing high impact, evidence-based innovations. The call is open to local, national and international healthcare innovations supported by pass... Read more >


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