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Remote monitoring scheme reaches all eligible patients in England

With support from England’s 15 Patient Safety Collaboratives including here in the West of England, patients at risk from COVID-19 now have access to a national programme designed to provide an early-warning system if their condition worsens. During the pandemic, reduced oxygen saturation levels have been shown to be a key identifier of deterioration in…

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Improving Patient Safety within Mental Health Services

Here at the West of England AHSN we are now developing our programme to deliver the national Mental Health Safety Improvement Programme (known as MHSIP). Led nationally by NHS England and Improvement’s patient safety team, the MHSIP is one of five programmes delivered by the West of England Patient Safety Collaborative. Read more about all…

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Twelve innovators selected to scale across England’s NHS with support from the NHS Innovation Accelerator

Today, the NHS Innovation Accelerator (NIA) announces the 12 innovators (‘Fellows’) and innovations selected to join its award-winning programme in 2021 – and we are thrilled to confirm the success of one of our amazing project partners/innovators, who has been hand-picked as part of this cohort. The 12 innovations selected offer solutions to some of…

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Celebrating women in innovation

As we celebrate International Women’s Day 2021, we are thrilled to reveal that two incredible graduates of our Health Innovation Programme are winners of this year’s prestigious Women in Innovation Awards 2021. Health tech trailblazers, Caz Icke (Neuro Physiotherapist and Founding CEO of SoleSense) and Chen Davies, (Founder and CEO of LatchAid) both attended the…

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New Adoption and Spread Series launches

The West of England Academy are hosting a new series of five interactive online workshops each Wednesday morning from 28 April focusing on the successful adoption and spread of healthcare innovation, best practice or products. Free to attend, and for any healthcare project team member or innovator based in the West of England, each two-hour…

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Meet our new Clinical Leads

The West of England AHSN is pleased to announce the recruitment of a new cohort of Clinical Leads, who support our projects and programmes with their expert clinical guidance. Clinical Leads work with us on a part-time basis, whilst spending the majority of their working life in a clinical setting. This enables them to bring…

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