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.

South West AHSN latest news

  • England’s top urgent care doctor quotes SWAHSN findings

    January 7th, 2015

    Professor Keith Willett, NHS England’s Director for Acute Care, said studies show people left on their own over the festive period are more likely to end up in A&E with worse problems.
    He cited a recent study from the South West Academic Health Science Network which showed a clear link between social isolation and care needs in people over 75 …more »

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