State of the Nation Survey: data-driven health and care

  The NHSX and AHSN Network need your input on the latest survey to understand demand and supply of data driven technologies to improve health. There are some remarkable data-driven innovations, apps, clinical decision support tools utilising intelligent algorithms being developed, and electronic health systems incorporating them are being widely adopted. In parallel, we are […]

Survey reveals NHS research and innovation priorities

The findings from a survey to identify local NHS innovation and research needs have been published. The views of local health stakeholders, including clinical leaders, managers and directors, within each AHSN region were collected through qualitative interviews with 61 people and a questionnaire which received more than 250 responses in total. The report outlines the […]

Key role for AHSNs in getting pioneering treatments to patients

With its clear focus on providing fast patient access to transformative treatments and technologies, the launch of the new and boosted Accelerated Access Collaborative (AAC) has been warmly welcomed by the AHSN Network. AHSNs are key delivers of the AAC, which has been expanded to fast-track ground-breaking treatments and technologies that can tackle key health […]

AHSN patient safety work showcased in national awards

Five AHSNs (East Midlands, Imperial College Health Partners, Innovation Agency, Oxford and West of England) have made it through to the finals of the HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2019, which recognise, reward and thank the hardworking teams and individuals who are improving healthcare outcomes for patients. The next round of judging takes place in early […]

Bridging the gap 3

On Tuesday 4 June The AHSN Network will host the third of our ‘Bridging the gap’ series of events at the Wellcome Collection in London. Bridging the gap 3 is aimed at any health technology innovators and companies who are interested in accessing the NHS marketplace to improve health and care for patients and citizens, […]

New Patient Safety Director for the AHSN Network

Cheryl Crocker, currently Patient Safety Lead for East Midlands AHSN, has been appointed to the full time role of Patient Safety Director for the AHSN Network, and will be a key member of the AHSN Network leadership team. Natasha Swinscoe, AHSN Chief Officer Lead for Patient Safety, said: “Our programme of patient safety work increasingly […]

Richard Stubbs appointed to NHS Assembly

Yorkshire & Humber AHSN’s Chief Executive, Richard Stubbs has become a member of the new NHS Assembly – a national forum to help shape the delivery of the Long Term Plan. Richard is one of around 50 health professionals appointed to the new body, which will regularly bring together key stakeholders to advise the boards of NHS […]

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