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.
We, alongside the West of England AHSN and Health Education England South West, are proud to be launching an important challenge to find innovative solutions to support the domiciliary social and health care workforce, with £100,000 funding available for pilots in the region. The UK domiciliary care workforce is under huge pressure, accentuated by COVID-19. Read More
Professor Gary Ford, Chief Executive Officer of the Oxford Academic Health Science Network (AHSN), has been elected as Chair of the AHSN Network, which brings together the 15 AHSNs that cover England. Richard Stubbs, Chief Executive Officer of Yorkshire and Humber AHSN, will take on the role of Vice Chair. The Chair and Vice Chair Read More
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