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Closing soon: latest opportunities for healthcare innovators

Here is our round-up of the latest funding competitions, events and other opportunities, which are currently open to innovators in the Health & Life Sciences sector. SBRI Healthcare: cancer screening and diagnosis Application deadline: midday 6 September 2017 Funded by NHS England, the aim of SBRI Healthcare is to develop innovative products and services that address…

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Connect with us at Expo 2017

Building on last year’s success, the AHSN Network will again have a major presence at the NHS Innovation Health and Care Expo, and the West of England AHSN will be there flying the flag for our Diabetes Digital Coach Test Bed and the new citizen engagement platform, hyvr. Taking place in Manchester Central from 11 to…

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Exploring the digital art of the possible: solving healthcare challenges with evidence-based digital technologies

In follow up to our popular event last autumn, the second Digital Art of the Possible will be focusing on the future of digital technologies in health and care settings on Wednesday 4 October at Bristol’s Ashton Gate Stadium. Digital Art of the Possible will draw on experience and learning to date, bringing you not…

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New evidence-informed case studies

How do I get started with an evaluation? Where do I look for evidence? What difference will it make anyway? If you are new to service evaluation or don’t have experience of searching for evidence you may be wondering the answers to these questions. Don’t scratch around – learn from what other people have done!…

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Evaluation of the GP Clinical Evidence Fellowship 2017

The GP Clinical Evidence Fellowship is now in its third year. This is a collaboration between the West of England AHSN and Health Education England (HEE) and has recruited 16 GPs in total across the seven clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) in the West of England. The GP Clinical Evidence Fellows (CEFs) support the development of…

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AHSNs to be relicensed as NHS ‘centrepiece for innovation’

NHS England has today (21 July 2017) confirmed its intention to relicense England’s 15 Academic Health Science Networks. NHS England’s Board met today and considered a report from National Director of Strategy and Innovation Ian Dodge, which highlights the AHSNs’ significant impact and outlines how this can be the launch pad for an even more…

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