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Innovating Together – annual review 2018-19

It’s been another great year for the West of England AHSN. In our 2018-19 annual review, Innovating Together, we take a look back at of some of the achievements of the past year, delivered in close partnership with colleagues from across the NHS, industry, universities and research bodies in our region, as well as patients and the public. Innovating Together tells the story of some of these collaborations and outlines some of the new developments we’ve been working on.


Survey of local innovation and research needs

The AHSN Network, NHS England and the NIHR commissioned ComRes to conduct a survey that would provide a detailed understanding of the innovation and research needs at local level across all AHSNs. The findings of this project were used to produce an initial statement of innovation and research needs in each AHSN area.

These statements, alongside the regional and national report findings, will be used to facilitate further discussions at regional level, involving patients and the public and the research community, to develop and refine the priorities highlighted. Each AHSN region will publish a statement of local innovation and research needs, and this is the initial statement for the West of England AHSN region (April 2019). Read more here.


Plan on a page

Want a quick of overview of the areas of work we are undertaking, or planning to undertake in the next year? Then have a look at our plan on a page.

Plan on a Page


Business plan 2018-19

During our first five years, thanks to the engagement and work of our partners, we have had significant success in developing exemplar, award winning, patient safety projects, we have connected innovators to the healthcare system,  fostered quality improvement and crucially encouraged successful adoption and spread. As we move into the next licence period we want to build on our successes, develop new work and work with our partner AHSNs to spread and adopt successful programmes.


So, please click on the image above to download a copy or click here to read it in Isuu, and take a look at what we have planned. We hope you recognise some of the work outlined, and learn a little more about us as well.

We are also committed to sharing our work, and the work of our partners with as wide an audience as possible, so to accompany the business plan we have produced a glossary of the terms used in the plan, with a brief explanation and links to further information.


Board papers

Board papers from recent meetings are available to view and download here.

 


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