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HSJ Patient Safety Award – winners!

Colleagues have been attending the annual Patient Safety Congress in Manchester this week where member organisations of the West of England AHSN Patient Safety Collaborative were shortlisted for a number of awards.

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Standardising our approach to treatment escalation

On 7 June, almost 130 delegates from 54 different organisations attended our event exploring approaches to end of life care across the West of England.

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West of England Health Innovation Programme completes its fourth year

The West of England HIP 2018 has been a huge success with the innovators diving in head first, taking on a wide range of healthcare challenges and graduating with promising business propositions. What is this HIP? No not the body part! Maybe you’ve read the #NHS70 HIP Atlas AHSN case study  or seen the excitement on #HIP_AHSN Twitter? Well, the…

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Launch of local learning system for Maternal and Neonatal Safety Collaborative

At the start of July to we hosted an event launch a learning system to clinicians and health workers from organisations across the region. This work is part of the NHS Improvement’s National Maternal and Neonatal Health Safety Collaborative. The Learning System aims to create a safe space for local learning and sharing. We  invited…

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The Future for One South West is still bright

One South West, a consortium of 55 organisations that came together to bid for Local Health and Care Record Exemplar (LHCRE) funding, is a great example of collaboration and shared vision. Every NHS Chief Information Officer and Chief Clinical Information Officer across the West and South West of England got behind the bid, to accelerate…

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Congratulations to UHB NHS Foundation Trust

Congratulations to the Emergency Department High Impact User Team at our member organisation University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust, who have been successful in winning the HSJ Value Award 2018 for Emergency, Urgent and Trauma Care. University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust has identified around 800 high impact users, who attended the emergency department very frequently…

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