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.
Each month the South West Academic Health Science Network (SW AHSN) publishes a newsletter featuring our latest news and activities across innovation, health and care in response to COVID-19. Read our July newsletter to find out how we’re working with our partners to prepare for the next phase of the COVID-19 pandemic through improvements to patient Read More
By Dr Laura Woollett, Kingskerswell and Ipplepen Health Centres, South Devon Since January of this year, myself and fellow GP at Kingskerswell and Ipplepen Health Centres, Dr John McCormick, have been visiting care homes in South Devon as part of the practice’s initiative to adapt its consultation methods to the needs of care home residents Read More
By Harriet Matthews, deteriorating patient work stream lead, South West Academic Health Science Network Recognising when a care home resident’s health is deteriorating is important, particularly at a time of risk from COVID-19. With our partners across Somerset, Devon, Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, the South West Patient Safety Collaborative is supporting care homes, domiciliary Read More
NHS clinicians, patients and carers across England are set to benefit from a digital innovation originating in Devon and supported by the South West Academic Health Science Network (SW AHSN). The patient video library, developed by Devon-based enterprise Health and Care Innovations (HCI) in partnership with Torbay & South Devon NHS Foundation Trust, has agreed Read More
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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.
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