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Who we are

The West of England Academic Health Science Network (AHSN) is helping to deliver positive healthcare outcomes in the region and nationally by driving the development and adoption of new innovations and enabling patients to play an increasing role in their own care and of others. In doing so the impact of our work is far reaching: from enhancing patient wellbeing, saving lives and mitigating high risk incidents such as strokes; to enhancing efficiencies in healthcare practice and boosting the local economy through private sector collaborations. Find out more about us.


Working with us

We work alongside a range of partners – health service providers, care professionals, commissioners, service users, the general public, businesses, universities and other research bodies –  to act upon healthcare challenges and opportunities for the ultimate benefit of the patient.

Health & social care

Participate in our skills programme, work with our business connections on new ideas and gain critical care insights from the evidence base we are developing.

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Business

We want to hear about your innovations which can help meet future healthcare challenges.

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Patients & the public

Help us make healthcare centred on you by giving us your views.

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Universities & research institutes

Play a key role in providing the research that supports the development of new innovations and provides the evidence to shape future care provision.

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What we do

News

People with diabetes welcome opportunity to be part of pioneering NHS technology Test Bed

People with diabetes in the Westcountry have welcomed the news that they will have an opportunity to …

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Blog

Connecting myself to the internet

Lars Sundstrom, Director of Enterprise at the West of England AHSN considers the impact of digital …

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Twitter

@DavidGilbert43

Am now in discussions with three NHS orgs planning, not whether, but how they might recruit Patient Directors. This is …

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Events

The Digital Journey – Opportunities to Learn and Accelerate

Date: 23/02/2016   Time: 09:00
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Progress video

New impact video unveiled

Watch our new video which highlights some of our nationally significant healthcare improvement projects

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