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HSJ Patient Safety Award – winners!

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Colleagues have been attending the annual Patient Safety Congress in Manchester this week where member organisations of the West of England AHSN Patient Safety Collaborative were shortlisted for a number of awards.

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West of England Health Innovation Programme completes its fourth year

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The West of England HIP 2018 has been a huge success with the innovators diving in head first, taking on a wide range of healthcare challenges and graduating with promising business propositions. What is this HIP? No not the body part! Maybe you’ve read the #NHS70 HIP Atlas AHSN case study  or seen the excitement on #HIP_AHSN Twitter? Well, the…

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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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Natasha Swinscoe confirmed as Managing Director

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The Board of the West of England AHSN has today confirmed that Natasha Swinscoe, our Interim Managing Director, will take on the role of Managing Director on a permanent basis with immediate effect. Natasha had been Interim Managing Director since the start of 2018, following the retirement of Deborah Evans. During this time the national…

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Ben Bennett announced as new Interim Chief Operating Officer

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Ben Bennett will join the AHSN as our new Interim Chief Operating Officer from 4 June 2018.  As we move into the next licence period Ben will help us to build on our successes, develop and resource new programmes of work and spread and adopt successful programmes.

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AHSNs relicensed as key innovation arm of the NHS

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NHS England has committed to the long term future of England’s Academic Health Science Networks (AHSNs), as part of a 10-year vision to drive health innovation and stimulate economic growth.

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West of England AHSN announced BMJ’s Patient Safety Team of the Year

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Promoting excellence in healthcare, the 10th BMJ Awards took place in London on Thursday 10 May in London and we are delighted to announce that the West of England Academic Health Science Network (AHSN) was awarded the title Patient Safety Team of the Year. The annual BMJ Awards showcase knowledge and experience to inspire others,…

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A prospectus of opportunity – our plans for 2018-19

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We have just published our business plan for 2018-19. It marks the start of a new five year licence period for us, and all AHSNs. It has been developed with our members, the organisations that bring our plans to life.

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NEWS implementation shortlisted for HSJ Award

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The West of England AHSN Regional Programme to improve the reliability of recognition and response to the deteriorating patient has been shortlisted for an HSJ Patient Safety Award , in the Deteriorating Patients & Rapid Response Systems category.

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Learning from Deaths collaborative shortlisted for HSJ Patient Safety Award

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The West of England AHSN ‘Collaborative Approach to Learning from Deaths’ has been shortlisted for an HSJ Patient Safety Award, in the Clinical Governance & Risk Management category.

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