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  • 52,000 families supported, as technology to help diagnose ADHD is rolled out by NHS

    20 October 2021

    The AHSN Network is helping to transform Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) services across England with the rollout of technology that can provide an objective assessment and help families to receive a diagnosis more quickly.New figures released during ADHD Awareness Month (October) show that, since the start of the first ‘demonstr... Read more >


  • How a new test is improving asthma care

    27 September 2021

    It’s suspected that 30 per cent of 5.4 million patients currently diagnosed with asthma in the UK have been misdiagnosed.The latest Health Innovation podcast from the AHSN Network hears about a programme to improve the diagnosis and management of asthma within primary care, through the spread of a breathing test called FeNO.Host Dr Phil Jennings... Read more >


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    My now 85-year-old mum, Maureen has been a proud owner of an iPad for nearly a year

    23 September 2021

    To help celebrate the United Nations International Day of Older Persons - 1 October 2021 – the theme being digital equity for older people. I thought it appropriate to write an update on my mother's progress using her iPad, here's a link to the first case study about my mum and her iPad. Now that we’re no longer in a crisis my (fully vaccinated)... Read more >


  • Meet AHSN Network health innovation experts at HETT 2021

    14 September 2021

    Join us at HETT 2021, the UK’s leading healthcare technology and digital health event taking place on 28 and 29 September at ExCeL London.HETT connects digital leaders with world-leading health technology innovators, provides real-life case studies and learnings from expert speakers, and makes it easy to network with the people that matter. This... Read more >


  • The NHS Innovation Accelerator (NIA) recruitment call is open now

    8 September 2021

    The NHS Innovation Accelerator (NIA) - an NHS England and NHS Improvement initiative supported by England’s 15 Academic Health Science Networks (AHSNs), hosted at UCLPartners - has launched the call for its 2022 cohort of Fellows.The national accelerator is open to local, national and international health and social care innova-tions supported b... Read more >


  • Statement regarding Serenity Integrated Mentoring (SIM)

    3 September 2021

    Serenity Integrated Mentoring (SIM) is a model of care intended to support people with mental health issues who were already in regular contact with police and health services and was designed to help better plan and coordinate their care. The aim of the programme was to focus support on the small number of people who are frequently detained und... Read more >


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My now 85-year-old mum, Maureen has been a proud owner of an iPad for nearly a year

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