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Looking ahead to 2017

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We asked our teams here at the West of England AHSN what they are looking forward to in 2017 and this is what they told us… Deborah Evans, our Managing Director, says she’s looking forward to more partnership working with Health Education England and primary care through the Community Education Provider Networks. Deborah is also looking…

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Working with children and young people – promoting a strong public voice

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The latest progress report from People in Health West of England examines recent work to encourage better representation of children and young people in health research. Children and young people are often under-represented in consultation exercises and finding ways to access them can be difficult. Researchers into children’s health in Bristol were in danger of losing…

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PMEA award for Don’t Wait to Anticoagulate

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Congratulations to the West of England AHSN’s Quality Improvement team and colleagues from Bayer who picked up a prestigious PMEA award for the Don’t Wait to Anticoagulate project. Designed to ensure patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) at risk of stroke are properly anticoagulated in line with NICE guidance, this joint working project received the ‘inVentiv…

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Welcome to new interim Chief Operating Officer: Emma Roberts

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We’re pleased to welcome Emma Roberts who will be joining us on secondment as interim Chief Operating Officer in January. Emma is providing cover for Natasha Swinscoe who has started a six-month secondment as Chief Operating Officer with Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. Joining us from Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust where she…

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Building a culture of partnership and collaboration

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Stakeholder survey highlights key strengths of the West of England AHSN We received an excellent response to our latest stakeholder survey, with colleagues from member organisations across the West of England revealing how much they value the wide-ranging improvement and innovation support we provide. 95% of those receiving quality improvement support and 93% of those…

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Deborah Evans scoops leadership award

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Congratulations to our Managing Director Deborah Evans who has received a prestigious leadership award. The NHS South West Leadership Recognition Awards 2016 took place on Friday 11 November at the Bristol Pavilion. It was an inspirational and hugely emotive evening hosted by Christina Quinn, Director NHS South West Leadership Academy and Ann James, Chair NHS…

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AHSN stakeholder survey 2016 now closed

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Thank you to everyone that took part in our stakeholder survey during August and September. The survey, conducted by NHS England in partnership with YouGov, is now closed. With more than 2,000 people across the country providing their feedback on working with the 15 Academic Health Science Networks (AHSNs), including 211 in the West of…

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Share your NHS story on Twitter

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NHS England is looking to source patients and staff who are keen or curious Twitter users to drive and create content for a new Twitter channel: @NHS. Maybe you’d be up for getting involved yourself, or you might know someone who might fit the bill? If so, please share… NHS England is on the search for…

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What would 2066 look like?

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Some years ago I came across an interesting book while clearing out my father’s study after he passed away. In the late in 60’s The American Association for the Advancement of Science brought together the leading scientific minds of the time to speculate on what the world would be like 40 years later at the…

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