Eighty-eight health and care professionals have graduated from the South West Academic Health Science Network’s Patient Safety Launch Pad. The training programme aims to improve patient safety skills in hospitals, GP practices, community services and mental health and care organisations in the region. Read More
Archives for 2018
£1 million awarded to develop innovations for earlier and faster diagnosis Cancer survival rates in England are at an all-time high with over 7000 more people surviving cancer than three years ago. However, urgent GP referrals to specialists have increased by over 500,000 since 2014, to in excess of over 1.7 million people. By 2035, Read More
Jonathon Gray, CEO of the South West Academic Health Science Network (SW AHSN), attended the opening of THIS.Institute in Cambridge on 31 January 2018. He reports back on how this new organisation will strengthen the evidence-base for improving healthcare. Read More
A new scheme, launched by Innovate UK and the Office for Life Sciences, will provide financial and advisory support for UK SMEs with recently CE-marked medical devices, diagnostics and digital health products that have potential to address NHS clinical and service needs. Read More
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