In 2021, the Network published its new five-year strategy, as a collective group of AHSNs. It sets out how we will achieve our purpose, to transform lives through innovation through three strategic aims:
Strategic Aim 1: Develop outcomes-led programmes that respond to health and care priorities.
Strategic Aim 2: Build a high-impact national innovation pipeline.
Strategic Aim 3: Establish AHSNs as an authoritative voice on transforming health through the spread of innovation.
The strategy also sets out how we intend to work together as a connected Network, supporting staff across AHSNs to collaborate, learn and develop.
Clinical Lead of ChatHealth, Laura Burrowes, joined the Digital Health Transformation Service at Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust’s (LPT) in April 2022, following a career as a school nurse, where she was the lead practitioner for the confidential text messaging service for the school nursing service in Manchester. Nationally, the award-winning text messaging service has [...]
Dr Cheryl Crocker, AHSN Network Patient Safety Director, discusses how Patient Safety Collaboratives (hosted by the AHSN Network) are supporting ICSs and ICBs in preparations to implement the Patient Safety Incident Response Framework. NHS England published the new Patient Safety Incident Response Framework (PSIRF) in August 2022 outlining how NHS organisations should respond to [...]
A blog from Dr Cheryl Crocker, AHSN Network Patient Safety Director, describing how Patient Safety Collaboratives (hosted by the AHSN Network) are supporting people to manage their long-term pain and reduce the harmful effects of opioid medication. Opioids are highly effective medications and, when used judiciously for a time-limited period, can greatly benefit many [...]