The Innovation Exchange

Our Innovation Exchange provides the support you need at any stage of your innovation. Get access to all our business services in one place as well as local and national funding opportunities.

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The West of England Academy

Explore our free Academy resources to gain essential knowledge and skills for innovative thinking and improvement in healthcare. Our resources include events, toolkits and online learning.

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NHS and Government back AHSNs to continue to lead innovation under new name

The West of England AHSN warmly welcomes the Government and NHS England’s announcement confirming …

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Implementation of RESTORE2: Mortimer House Nursing Home

In August 2020, four nurses completed the West of England AHSN’s free RESTORE2 Train-the-Trainer …

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How can FemTech help reduce inequalities in maternity care?

Date: 07/06/2023   Time: 12:30
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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.

What we do

Impact review 2021-22: transforming lives through innovation

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Business plan 2021-23

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Transforming services and systems

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Improving patient safety

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Primary Care

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Innovation Exchange

The Innovation Exchange

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