Nathalie Delaney and Dave Evans, West of England AHSN
We have a number of job vacancies currently live – could one of them be right for you? To help you find out we caught up with Dave Evans and Nathalie Delaney, Programme Managers in the Service and System Transformation Team to see what they’re looking for in a successful candidate.
Professor Steve West, Chair, West of England AHSN
As well as being Vice-Chancellor of the University of the West of England and chair for the West of England AHSN, Professor Steve West chairs the West of England Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP). Here Steve writes about how the LEP is working alongside authorities across the region to drive sustainable economic growth and improve health…
Hannah Little, Patient Safety Improvement Lead and Senior Project Manager, West of England AHSN
In April we held an event focusing on improving health outcomes for people with learning disabilities. Here Hannah Little, Patient Safety Improvement Lead and Senior Project Manager at the West of England AHSN reflects on the day and how it might have kick-started something big.
Hein Le Roux, Clinical Lead for Patient Safety, West of England AHSN
Hein Le Roux is a GP in Gloucestershire as well as being a Clinical Lead for Patient Safety here at the West of England AHSN. In this blog, Hein reflects on his recent experience of guiding a couple through end of life care planning and how helpful ReSPECT (Recommended Summary Plan for Emergency Care and…
Lars Sundstrom, Director of Innovation and Growth
Lars Sundstrom, our Director of Innovation and Growth, who retires on 28 March, reflects on how much the West of England AHSN has achieved, and how we might fail better. Clearing out my desk today deep down in the bottom of a drawer I found one of the first drafts of a strategy paper which…
Mark Gregory, Lead Pharmacist
Mark Gregory, our Lead Pharmacist, reflects on the risks associated with polypharmacy and the benefits of deprescribing. In 1995 only 2% of the population over the age of 65 years were prescribed 10 or more medicines. By 2010 this figure had increased to 5% and by 2018 increased further to 8%. For those over the…