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.
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Two reports highlighting the patient safety work of Academic Health Science Networks (AHSNs) and the Patient Safety Collaboratives (PSCs) they host have been published by the AHSN Network. ‘Patient safety in partnership: Our plan for a safer future 2019-2025’ has been developed to support the NHS Patient Safety Strategy published in July, and details how Read More
The South West Academic Health Science Network (SW AHSN) is set to bring together health and social care leaders across the South West to form a network that will explore ways to improve care for people with multiple sclerosis. Leaders in health and social care from across Devon and Cornwall will attend the SW AHSN Read More
A ‘how-to’ guide developed to help accelerate the spread of ‘game-changing’ treatment for severe stroke has been launched by national stroke experts, including a South West physician. The guide to implementing mechanical thrombectomy (MT) – an emergency treatment to remove a blood clot in the brain – has been developed by a group of professors Read More
A project supported by the South West Academic Health Science Network (SW AHSN) that could revolutionise care for Parkinson’s patients and staff has been launched at a national event. Entitled Developing Home-based Parkinson’s Care, and led by the University of Plymouth and University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust (UHPNT), the project will focus on co-designing a Read More