Working together to achieve innovation and improvement in health and care
The South West Academic Health Science Network (SW AHSN) works to improve the health and patient experience of people in the South West by supporting and accelerating innovation and quality improvement.
What would you do with extra years of life?
The South West Academic Health Science Network is on a mission to give people living across the South West of England extra minutes, hours, days and years of healthy, happy life by 2035, by placing innovation in health and care where it needs to be.
Join us and be part of something amazing. Learn more.
What would you do with extra minutes, hours, days, and years of life? The South West Academic Health Science Network (SW AHSN) is on a mission to give people living across the South West of England extra minutes, hours, days, and years of healthy, happy life by 2035, by placing innovation in health and care Read More
SW AHSN supporting University of Plymouth to bring digital healthcare to ageing South West population
The South West Academic Health Science Network (SW AHSN) is supporting the University of Plymouth to launch a new technology network that will bring digital healthcare to an ageing population. The South West Interdisciplinary Technology Consortium for Health and care (SWITCH), led by the University’s Centre for Health Technology, will enable greater digital connection and Read More
The AHSN Network has launched a new magazine, The Innovators, to demonstrate its impact on health and care. Since 2013, England’s 15 AHSNs have been tasked with spreading healthcare innovation across the NHS at pace and scale. The Innovators showcases some of the impacts already beginning to emerge, and the ways AHSNs are gathering valuable Read More
A partnership that carries out health research in Devon, Cornwall and Somerset, with direct benefits to patients’ health and NHS care delivery, has secured a further £9m in funding for the next five years. The National Institute for Health Research Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care in the South West Peninsula (NIHR Read More