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.
Twelve innovators selected to scale across England’s NHS with support from the NHS Innovation Accelerator
Today, the NHS Innovation Accelerator (NIA) announces the 12 innovators (‘Fellows’) and innovations selected to join its award-winning programme in 2021. These innovations offer solutions to some of the NHS’ most pressing needs and will be supported over the next three years to scale across England for the benefit of NHS patients and staff. This Read More
A report setting out key learning about the conditions needed for successful social prescribing is published today. Social prescribing: Case studies and insight from practitioners in the South West of England has been produced by Institute for Social Prescribing, hosted by the South West Academic Health Science Network’s (South West AHSN). The 50-page document includes Read More
Applications are open for a free online programme that aims to develop leaders capable of improving the delivery of social prescribing programmes. Re-imagining Health: Social Prescribing Leadership Programme, which comprises eight and a half days’ training between March and September 2021, is aimed at people working in the voluntary care sector, for local authorities and Read More
Applications for phase 3 of the Pathway Transformation Fund (PTF) are now open. The Pathway Transformation Fund supports NHS organisations to increase adoption of the 2020/21 Rapid Uptake Products (RUPs), which are: • Lipid Management: High Intensity Statins, Ezetimibe and PCSK9 inhibitors. • Measuring fractional exhaled nitric oxide (FeNO) concentration in asthma: products NIOX VERO Read More