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  • Job opportunity: Specialist Respiratory Nurse

    2 January 2019

    Are you enthusiastic and motivated, and can you deliver extraordinary quality patient-centered studies that give real benefits across the Hampshire region?The Respiratory Research and Innovation Team is recruiting for a specialist nurse, who is keen to work as part of a dynamic team and is looking for a career in respiratory research. This role ... Read more >

  • Avoidable patient harm to be halved in key areas as part of ambitious strategy

    17 December 2018

    Proposals have been revealed today setting out how the NHS will ensure it is the safest healthcare system in the world.The commitment includes a proposal for some of the most important types of avoidable harm to patients to be halved over the next five years in areas such as medication errors and Never Events, alongside developing a ‘just cultur... Read more >

  • The UK has sequenced 100,000 whole genomes in the NHS

    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 >

  • Eight AHSNs shortlisted for HSJ Awards 2018

    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 >

  • AHSN communications team shortlisted for national award

    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 >

  • New NHS data shows targets are already being met for stroke prevention programme

    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 >

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