Four wins at HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2017

Congratulations to the regional Patient Safety Collaborative teams and their partners who scooped four wins, one highly commended and six finalist places at the HSJ Patient Safety Awards. The achievements shone a spotlight on both the collaboratives and the Academic Health Science Networks which host them. Here are brief summaries of the winners and finalists: Winner: […]

AHSN patient safety initiatives shortlisted for prestigious national awards

We’re delighted to announce that a number of programmes led by Academic Health Science Networks (AHSNs) around the country are in the running for the HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2017. The winners will be announced at the Patient Safety Congress on 4 July 2017 in Manchester. Life QI Life QI is a finalist in the ‘Best Product […]

COPD, asthma and diabetes (West Midlands AHSN)

Start and end dates: April 2014 – January 2016 “FLO resembles a friendly, good-natured and trusted member of the family. I feel more able to cope and more confident about the future. Most importantly, it helps me cope with my situation.” Jeff, Flo service user What was the problem? Telehealth technology has too often had a […]

Post-CCT GP Fellowships in Urgent and Acute Care

An innovative new programme is being delivered in the West Midlands, the Post-CCT GP Fellowship in Urgent and Acute Care. The programme follows the NHS England Five Year Forward View and 10 Point Plan, as well as the 2013 Hunt recommendations for “joined up care, spanning GPs, social care, and A&E departments – overseen by a […]

Local NHS groups invited to become new tech test beds

NHS groups in West Midlands are being invited to put themselves forward to partner up with top innovators from around the world to trial new technologies, digital services and other innovations with the potential to deliver big benefits to patients and taxpayers alike. NHS England and the government are calling for expressions of interest from […]

Read all the latest news from WMAHSN in our March newsletter

The March edition of our monthly newsletter, Network News, is available now. The newsletter includes an invitation to our annual event on 28 April, as well as a plethora of other events, including Making a difference to people with diabetes launch, the PPRS/Medicines Optimisation Roadshow, a safe transfer of medicines stakeholder event and our ePrescribing conference. This issue also welcomes Coventry […]

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