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Radii Devices secures £494k grant from Innovate UK’s Biomedical Catalyst Fund

Radii Devices – a company which develops technology to improve the fit of external medical devices, and which began its journey on our Health Innovation Programme (HIP) in 2020, has successfully secured investment to fund multi-centre clinical trials. The innovative technology, which improves the fit of medical devices that connect with the skin such as…

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Anne Pullyblank to step down as West of England AHSN Medical Director

Anne Pullyblank will be stepping down from her role as the AHSN’s Medical Director and a member of our board in the autumn. Anne has been involved with the West of England AHSN since we were first established, and has played an important role in shaping how we work, building our collaborative approach to lead…

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Transforming lives through innovation

Over the last year, the West of England AHSN has trained thousands of clinicians, delivered benefits to hundreds of thousands of patients and secured millions of pounds of investment for local innovators.  Our work has had a direct positive impact on the lives of diverse groups such premature babies, asthma patients, care home residents and…

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Polypharmacy: Understanding the data webinars

The new AHSN Network Polypharmacy: Getting the Balance Right Programme aims to support local systems and primary care to identify patients at potential risk of harm and support better conversations about medicines by promoting shared decision making. One of the core principles of this is population health management. To consider how best to understand and…

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Join the AHSN Network in the Innovation Feature Zone at ConfedExpo 2022

Come and find out more about health innovation by visiting the AHSN Network’s Innovation Feature Zone at ConfedExpo 2022. The event, which is being held this year at the AAC in Liverpool on 15-16 June 2022, will be the first in-person Confed Conference since 2019 and the first joint Confed and Expo Conference. Creating a…

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New report highlights support needed for people affected by bladder and bowel conditions

A new insights and key learnings report, presenting the lived experiences of people affected by bladder and bowel control issues, has been published. Voices for Change is the result of a partnership project between the West of England AHSN, the Bladder and Bowel Health Integration Team (BABCON HIT) at Bristol Health Partners and Disruptive Thinking.…

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