Health services in Somerset are set to forge stronger links with the voluntary and community sector after a £60K financial boost helps ‘Social Prescribing’ take a leap forward. Read More
Archives for 2017
Tamsyn Anderson, Director of Primary Care at Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust talks to us about the benefits of attending the South West Academic Health Science Network (SW AHSN) QI Improvement Coach Programme. Read More
Mark de Bernhardt Lane is a social entrepreneur who started Aquafolium, a social business that is developing ways to provide proven health and social benefits to people through reconnecting with nature. Aquafolium was recently awarded £3,000 from the Transform Ageing programme to help them purchase essential equipment to build their social enterprise.
Mark tells us about how they got their idea off the ground. Read More
Carrie Biddle, Therapies Clinical Governance and Quality Lead at Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust speaks to us about the benefits of using safety culture assessment and the value of debriefing her team on the results. Read More
The SW AHSN welcomes yesterday’s (27 November) release of an independent review by David Connell of SBRI Healthcare, the NHS England funded programme, recognising the critical role to the success of the programme played by 15 Academic Health Science Networks (AHSNs). The independent review titled “Leveraging public procurement to grow the innovation economy: an independent Read More