Supporting the South West through COVID-19
The South West Academic Health Science Network (SW AHSN) works to transform the health and patient experience of people in South West England by accelerating the spread and adoption of innovation and quality improvement.
A new King’s Fund report titled Technology and innovation for long-term health conditions uses four unique case studies to outline and discuss key themes of effective implementation of digital innovation. The AHSN Network commissioned the King’s Fund to explore four different digital innovations in health services from the UK and the Nordic countries in order to Read More
Do you have a digital idea for primary care settings challenged by COVID-19? This autumn we are partnering with NHS Devon Clinical Commissioning Group to host the Spread Academy (Digital Primary Care) – a virtual academy to support primary care teams across the South West to prepare their digital projects for spread and scale. Our Read More
The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall have visited St Austell Healthcare, a leading innovator in social prescribing within the South West Academic Health Science Network’s Institute for Social Prescribing. During their visit the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall were hosted by the social prescribing team who work as part of the Read More
By Sarah Robens, Evaluation Lead and Spread Fellow, South West Academic Health Science Network For over five years, St Austell Healthcare, a general practice in St Austell, Cornwall, has been taking a different approach to providing primary care services to the 30,000 residents of the market town. Driven by the challenge of recruiting GPs, the Read More