Boots on the ground, local freedoms and supportive leaders: ingredients for successful spread of innovation detailed in new report
A new report from The King’s Fund, published today and commissioned on behalf of The AHSN Network, charts the journeys of eight innovations from creation to widespread use. From new communication technologies for patients with long-term conditions, to new care pathways in liver disease diagnosis, to new checklists for busy A&E departments, the report details Read More
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Significant improvements to patient safety at Musgrove Park Hospital, following successful implementation of the Emergency Department Safety Checklist
The emergency department (ED) at Musgrove Park Hospital in Taunton has been successful in implementing the nationally-recognised ED Checklist, with support and a grant from the SW AHSN and South West Patient Safety Collaborative (SW PSC). The ED Checklist helps to standardise and improve the delivery of basic care in emergency departments, systemising the observations, Read More
For this festive blog, Chief Executive Jonathon Gray considers how we need to change our approach to achieve large-scale spread of innovation and ideas. Is it magic or are there lessons we can learn from the Romans? You can read the blog here, and watch out for the hidden Christmas film! Read More