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 »

Annual Plan 2014/15

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

You can contact us if you would like to know more about our work.

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

  • AHSNs join forces with business incubator

    November 27th, 2014

    Four Academic Health Science Networks in the south of England have joined forces with the leading university business incubator, SETsquared, to set up a revolutionary new programme that could see more effective and better value healthcare technologies benefiting patients quicker than ever.

    An extensive programme is being launched to help acceler…more »

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