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New app launched to support the 1 in 5 UK adults experiencing continence issues

Today sees the launch of a new app to support people with continence issues. The new CONfidence app aims to address inequalities in care for patients with pelvic floor disorders and to improve services for the future, as well as providing support and advice to people suffering in silence with continence issues. It is being…

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West of England Academy produces a suite of free online resources to help grow emotional resilience

The West of England Academy is well-known for its free improvement and innovation training and resources and this year in response to the wellbeing challenges heightened by the pandemic, it has also turned its attention to supporting the development of emotional resilience. This is vitally important for organisations as declining performance, poor leadership decisions and…

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The West of England Learning Disabilities Collaborative: A Year in Review

To mark Learning Disabilities Week 2021, the West of England Learning Disabilities Collaborative looks back on the last year. The collaborative was established in 2019 in response to the Learning Disabilities Mortality Review (LeDeR) Programme, which found that the disparity between the age of death for people with learning disabilities and the general population was…

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New lead for insight and evaluation: Genevieve Riley

We are delighted to welcome Genevieve Riley to the West of England AHSN team as Senior Programme Manager to lead our new Insight and Evaluation function. An experienced social/health sciences researcher, for the last three years Genevieve worked with Public Health Wales as a Senior Researcher for Evaluation and Impact, most recently supporting rapid evaluation…

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AHSN Network Health and Care Reset Campaign report published

A report capturing the AHSN experience during the coronavirus pandemic has been published as part of the AHSN’s Health and Care Reset campaign to inform leaders across the NHS as it enters the next phase of the pandemic response. The AHSN Network Health and Care Reset Campaign was launched to collate and spread learnings and…

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Pathway Transformation Funding secured in West of England

Working alongside clinical commissioning groups, primary care networks and acute trusts, the West of England AHSN is pleased to confirm four applications to the NHS Pathway Transformation Fund (PTF) have been successful across the region. One of the successful applications was developed jointly with the South West AHSN region, with funding therefore available to the…

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