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A West of England approach to demand and capacity management

The West of England Academic Health Science Network has launched a new study to explore patient flow in primary care. Demand for primary care services currently exceeds the capacity available with significant repercussions for patients and the healthcare system. To meet the level of transformation set out in the NHS Five Year Forward View an…

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Delegates explore innovation at self care event

The West of England AHSN brought together over 100 delegates from healthcare providers, commissioners, industry, academia and public contributors for a one day event in June titled ‘Supporting self-management and self-care’. The event provided the opportunity to learn how people living with long-term healthcare conditions can support their own care and a chance to share…

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Accelerated Access Review seeks input from patients and groups

The Accelerated Access Review is asking for input from patients and groups. The review is led by an independent chair, Sir Hugh Taylor, Chairman of Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust and aims to speed up access to innovative drugs, devices and diagnostics for NHS patients. The review is supported by Expert Advisory Group,…

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