Read our latest newsletter with health, care, and industry news and events from the SW AHSN.
Lou Hall is evaluation lead at the South West Academic Health Science Network, where she supports people across the health and charity sectors to evaluate services, projects and initiatives. In her blog, Lou explores how evaluation doesn’t have to be laborious. ‘I don’t know where to start’ …‘I don’t have time’ …’I don’t know Read More
The findings from a survey to identify local NHS innovation and research needs have been published. The views of local health stakeholders, including clinical leaders, managers and directors, within each Academic Health Science Network (AHSN) region were collected through qualitative interviews with 61 people and a questionnaire which received more than 250 responses in total. Read More
Pharmaceutical company Bayer PLC has awarded the South West Academic Health Science Network over £5,000 to help detect irregular heart rhythms among people living in Devon. The funding, nearly £5,500 in total, will be used by the podiatry team at Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust to purchase tablets to help detect atrial fibrillation (AF) Read More
As part of our approach to leading and spreading innovation, the South West Academic Health Science Network would like to share a beta version of its practical guide to spreading and leading innovation. We would value your thoughts and feedback on our guide. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Following feedback we release an improved version in May Read More