South West Health Innovation

An Academic Health Science Network

What we do

Our AHSN brings together the unique talent, abilities and strengths of our partners in clinical research, the health sector, commerce and technology. more »

Our mission

We will bring together academic rigour and operational experience to enhance patient health and wellbeing. We will leverage the collective resources of NHS, academic, industrial and government partners to transform health and social care services through innovation, adoption and wealth generation. more »

Get involved

Our AHSN is a community which wants to listen to and work with organisations, sectors and individuals who want to enhance the quality of healthcare in the South West peninsula. more »

How we are going to do it

The 2014/15 Annual Plan outlines our transition from start-up mode, focussed on building strong foundations for the future, into delivery mode. more »


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Contacting us

Please get in touch via contact us and we willl respond in due course.

In the South West Peninsula we have a tradition of collaborative working and outstanding achievements in clinical care, research and innovation.

Our ambition is to be the most successful AHSN in the country and we are united in our jointly agreed ambition and commitment:

South West AHSN latest news

  • Key thinkers gather to discuss patient safety priorities for South West

    November 21st, 2014

    More than 70 delegates took part in a day to create a patient safety collaborative for the South West.

    The South West Academic Health Science Network (SW AHSN) has been appointed by NHS England to create a collaborative which brings together all the expertise in Devon, Cornwall, the Isles of Scilly and Somerset on patient safety and quality …more »

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