Academic Health Science Networks

Transforming lives through healthcare innovation

What we do
England's 15 AHSNs were set up by NHS England in 2013 and were relicensed from April 2018 to operate as the key innovation arm of the NHS.
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Innovation Exchange
Our Innovation Exchange offers access to business expertise from AHSN teams across the country
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National programmes
Find out about our national programmes and priorities
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What is the AHSN Network?
Our short animation explains the 'who, what, where and why' of the AHSN Network
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Atlas of Solutions in Healthcare
Some of the very best examples from across the AHSNs of how to spread hight impact innovation across the health and care system.
Supporting innovators
Our 15 regional AHSNs work closely with businesses and individual innovators to help realise the potential of their ideas. We advise on whether there is an identified need within the... Read more >
Digital and AI
AHSNs enable the most effective digital solutions to reach more patients more quickly. We work with patients, industry and the health and care sector to make this happen. New technology... Read more >
Latest Atlas case studies
14 November 2022
Environmental sustainability, Health inequalities, Workforce
14 November 2022
Patient and public involvement and co-design, Patient safety, Quality improvement and culture, Workforce