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Innovation for sustainability and transformation

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The spotlight was on Sustainability and Transformation Plans (STPs) at our annual conference in October, attended by senior leaders from across the regional health and care community, industry partners and colleagues from organisations such as NHS England and Health Education England. The conference was a great success with plenty of good conversations and inspired ideas…

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Local members and partners nominated for HSJ Awards

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The HSJ Awards 2018 have finalised their shortlist, including six of our member organisations from the West of England. The winners will be announced in London on 21 November 2018.

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My AHSN connection – Dr Damian Gardner-Thorpe

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Dr Damian Gardner-Thorpe is a practising GP and CEO of the digital healthcare solutions platform Digital Algorithms. One recent Digital Algorithms product is ROVA, a platform designed to deliver social prescribing and other self-care solutions through clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) and local authorities. Here Damian writes about how the West of England AHSN helped Digital Algorithms…

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SBRI announces funding for West of England businesses

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The Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI) Healthcare, the NHS England funded initiative championed by the AHSN Network, has announced the latest round of funding to support companies to develop novel solutions to healthcare issues, and two of them are from the West of England.

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The Future for One South West is still bright

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One South West, a consortium of 55 organisations that came together to bid for Local Health and Care Record Exemplar (LHCRE) funding, is a great example of collaboration and shared vision. Every NHS Chief Information Officer and Chief Clinical Information Officer across the West and South West of England got behind the bid, to accelerate…

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Exploring patient and public involvement (PPI) in a digital age

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The role and potential of patient and public involvement (PPI) in a digital age is the subject of a new guide written by Hildegard Dumper and published by the AHSN Network.

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Ten businesses win SBRI funding to improve GP services

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Ten companies have won shares of an £8.7 million investment to develop novel technologies aimed at future-proofing primary care and GP services. The winners were announced yesterday by SBRI Healthcare.

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World-best innovations supporting Primary Care and Urgent & Emergency Care join NHS Innovation Accelerator

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A wireless sensor that better detects signs of sepsis in hospital patients, an app to help pregnant women monitor hypertension, and another that directs patients with minor injuries to treatment units with the shortest queues, are among the latest devices and technologies selected to join the NHS Innovation Accelerator (NIA). The 11 innovations joining the…

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Young people benefit from over £3 million SBRI Healthcare funding

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SBRI Healthcare have announced that five companies that will receive further NHS England funding to develop innovations to help ensure children living with disability and long term conditions have every opportunity to live their lives to the full. Sharing £3.1 million, the successful companies, including Bristol-based Open Bionics, recognise the importance of encouraging independence and…

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Digital Art of the Possible: part two

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A major event took place at Ashton Gate Stadium in Bristol earlier this month, bringing together NHS and local authority professionals, academics and technology companies to explore collaboration opportunities and shape the digital future of our health service. Digital Art of the Possible showcased an exciting array of digital innovations aligned to the needs of…

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