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 news and events
19 November 2021
AHSN Network, Innovation Agency North West Coast, Patient Safety Collaboratives
5 November 2021
AHSN Network, Blog, Health Innovation Network
Latest Atlas case studies
21 October 2021
Driving down the cost of care, Improving patient outcomes
2 June 2021
Driving down the cost of care, Improving patient outcomes