On the 07 August 2015 the SW AHSN organised a visit to Beacon Medical Group at Plympton Health Centre for members of the ‘Primary Care Reference Group’ to learn about the pioneering, innovative model of general practice. The new model was originally made possible by a drive within the group to make a positive change Read More
Every day thousands of people across the world die from trauma injuries. A new smartphone App developed by a team of doctors and medical students at Torbay Hospital will help to reduce that number. Trauma is an increasingly significant cause of death and disability throughout the world, with developing countries having the highest incidence; including Read More
Today, 24 July 2015, Simon Stevens, Chief Executive, NHS England and the NHS Five Year Forward View Partners, announced eight new vanguards that will transform urgent and emergency care. The new vanguards are in South Devon and Torbay, South Nottinghamshire, Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, North-east England, Leicestershire and Rutland, Solihull, West Midlands, the East London area Read More
Social Investment is the provision of finance to generate both social and financial returns. It helps social purpose organisations increase their impact, and helps investors to make a difference whilst getting a financial return on their money. The SW AHSN has created a short guide to Social Investment which you can read here.
Yesterday the Secretary of State for Health, Jeremy Hunt gave a speech setting out the direction of reform for the future of the NHS. There were some references to outcomes of the Leadership, Development and Improvement Review (known as the Smith Review) within his speech. It is clear that there continues to be a central Read More