Gastroenterology dietitian Marianne Williams set up the first NHS primary care dietetic-led gastroenterology clinic in the UK in 2011. She attended the Spread Academy, facilitated by the South West Academic Health Science Network and Billions Institute, in March 2019. Throughout the four-day academy, Marianne recorded what she learnt. MONDAY – THE FIRST DAY Fantastic first day Read More
The 13 innovations joining the NIA were announced today as part of an event to launch the fourth year of this award-winning national accelerator. An NHS England initiative delivered in partnership with England’s 15 Academic Health Science Networks (AHSNs), the NIA has supported the uptake and spread of 37 high impact, evidence-based innovations across more than 1,700 NHS sites since it launched in July 2015. Read More
A new report from the AHSN Network provides an essential guide for companies looking to successfully develop and roll out innovations in NHS, focused around the MedTech innovation pathway. It includes a foreword by Piers Ricketts, Chief Executive of Eastern AHSN and Vice Chair of the AHSN Network. Read More
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Ellen Wilkinson is medical director at Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust. In her first blog for the SW AHSN, Ellen talks about her experience of establishing Patient Safety Kernow Quality Improvement (PSKQI) with the South West Patient Safety Collaborative. Pisky Noun, folkore: a Cornish fairy, thought to bring good luck despite being mischievous Far from folklore, PSKQI Read More