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2020/21 Pathway Transformation Fund

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Applications for phase 3 of the Pathway Transformation Fund (PTF) will open from Monday 4 January. The fund supports NHS organisations increase adoption of the 2020/21 Rapid Uptake Products RUPs, which are: Lipid Management: High Intensity Statins, Ezetimibe and PCSK9 inhibitors Measuring fractional exhaled nitric oxide (FeNO) concentration in asthma: products NIOX VERO and NObreath…

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Patient Safety Report

Patient safety in partnership

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The AHSN Network has made a significant contribution during the first year of the NHS Patient Safety Strategy. An update on its patient safety plan – one year on outlines the impact England’s AHSNs, including the West of England, had improving safety in hospitals, maternity and neonatal units, care homes and the community. It also…

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AHSN Network has benefited more than 479,000 patients and generated £322.3 million inward investment for UK economy

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The innovation delivery arm of the NHS, the AHSN Network, has released its Impact Report 2018-2020. The report highlights outstanding impacts achieved by AHSNs, including the West of England, and evidences how they are driving adoption and spread in healthcare innovation, transforming patient outcomes, enabling efficiencies, saving the NHS money, generating economic growth and attracting…

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Hip Hip Hooray! New cohort of HIPsters graduate from first virtual Health Innovation Programme (HIP)

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A new cohort of HIPsters has successfully graduated from the West of England AHSN’s Health Innovation Programme (HIP), following its first virtual course in partnership with SETSquared – the global no.1 university business incubator.   The HIP, now in its 6th year, is an intensive, fully funded, development course that helps entrepreneurs to develop business propositions with real potential to transform healthcare, and equip them with the core skills in…

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West of England innovator selected for DigitalHealth.London’s flagship Accelerator programme

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DigitalHealth.London recently announced the 20 small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) selected for their latest flagship Accelerator programme. Those selected for the 2020-2021 programme have digital solutions or services that have the highest potential to meet London’s NHS and social care challenges. From patient self-management tools and femtech to digitizing NHS processes, as well as…

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Introducing the quality improvement (QI) winter series

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The West of England Academy are hosting a series of five online workshops each Wednesday from 27 January on quality improvement (QI). Free to attend, and for any innovator or employee within healthcare, each one-hour session is standalone so you can choose individual workshops or sign up for the series. Each workshop will be interactive,…

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PReCePT Celebration Week

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As part of World Prematurity Day 2020, we celebrated the PReCePT programme by looking back at the incredible results achieved and thanking all the amazing people who made the programme such a success in PReCePT Celebration Week 16-20 November. PReCePT stands for the Prevention of Cerebral Palsy in PreTerm Labour. The project was originally developed…

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Business growth for Bath-based RIVIAM Digital Care

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West of England AHSN‘s business support for Bath-based RIVIAM Digital Care has resulted in funding of £48,450, awarded by Innovate UK, to enhance its new Wellbeing platform, for integrated health and social care. RIVIAM Wellbeing is currently used in Bath and North East Somerset (BaNES) by Virgin Care, BaNES Council, 3SG and many third sector…

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New adoption and spread guide launched

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It is estimated that across the UK, a third of healthcare improvement projects never spread beyond their particular unit, a further third are embedded across their organisation but never spread further than that, and only the final third are spread across their own and other similar organisations. Through the West of England Academy supported by…

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Virtual workshop on transforming ADHD diagnosis coming soon

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Our virtual workshop on transforming ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) diagnosis in children and young people across the South of England will be held on 19 November.  The West of England AHSN, along with Kent Surrey Sussex, South West and Wessex AHSNs, are inviting colleagues working in ADHD diagnosis in children and young people across…

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