Role of AHSNs recognised in government's Life Science’s Sector Deal 2 to build a stronger innovation ecosystem

The AHSN Network welcomes the government’s Life Science’s Sector Deal 2, announced this week by Health Secretary Matt Hancock and Businesses Secretary Greg Clark. This second Life Sciences Sector Deal will support healthcare innovation and back businesses to create high-paid, high-quality jobs as part of the government’s Industrial Strategy. Strong progress has already been made since […]

Eight AHSNs shortlisted for HSJ Awards 2018

Eight 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 what are seen by […]

Job vacancies: Patient Safety Fellows

Working in partnership with Health Education England, the AHSN Network is recruiting to two exciting roles which will bring a patient safety focus to ‘learning from deaths’ work. Hours: Full-time Pay Band: Band 8A Period: One-year, fixed-term secondment with effect from 2018 Base: Local Academic Health Science Network Accountable to: AHSN Network Patient Safety Director The post-holder will be one […]

New partnership announced between ABHI and the AHSN Network

The Association of British HealthTech Industries (ABHI) has today (6 November 2018) signed a memorandum of understanding with the AHSN Network. The partnership will see a joint commitment to developing and delivering services of mutual benefit, while ensuring HealthTech companies experience a consistent process, irrespective of the individual Academic Health Science Network (AHSN) they are working […]

Pioneering NHS sites improving patient outcomes through innovation commended by Health Secretary, Matt Hancock MP  

  Some of England’s most pioneering NHS organisations recognised for their work in adopting new technologies and models of care to improve outcomes for patients, are celebrated in a national report launched today. Understanding how and why the NHS adopts innovation captures real-world insight and learning from NHS sites which have successfully implemented innovations ranging […]

Review highlights potential bigger role for specialist trusts

A new report by two leaders from the AHSN Network, Dr Liz Mear and Dr Charlie Davie, outlines how high performing specialist trusts have the potential to do more to benefit the wider NHS. A review of around one-third of England’s 21 specialist trusts looked at why they consistently score higher than their counterparts in ratings […]

NHS Innovation Accelerator Alumni ensures continued real-world insight on innovation spread in the NHS

The NHS Innovation Accelerator (NIA) Alumni has been launched for Fellows who have previously been supported by this national programme. This month marks the culmination of three years of support offered to the first cohort of NIA Fellows, selected to join the accelerator when it launched in 2015. During this period, these 17 individuals have benefitted […]

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