After disappointing results in delivering timely treatment for sepsis, the Emergency Department (ED) at Royal Cornwall Hospital (RCH) in Truro turned to systematically addressing the barriers to success in their treatment. Working with the South West Academic Health Science Network (SW AHSN), the department is using Model for Improvement methodology. The learning from this Quality Read More
A new report by the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Longevity featuring contributions from Academic Health Science Networks (AHSNs) has revealed that we’re living more –but less healthy – years of life. The Health of the Nation – a strategy for healthier longer lives was released by the APPG for Longevity after nine months of Read More
A project co-delivered by the South West Academic Health Science Network (SW AHSN) with regional partners has been awarded £4 million in further funding to continue researching technology, health and housing in Cornwall. Smartline is funded by the European Union and is a research and innovation project exploring the relationship between technology and the way Read More
Read our first newsletter of 2020, in which we reveal our new chief executive, bring you an opportunity to adopt innovation, and report on how one of our programmes has inspired a groundbreaking new scheme to improve policing.
The South West Academic Health Science Network (SW AHSN) is delighted to announce Jon Siddall as its new chief executive. Jon (pictured, right) joins the organisation with strong experience in health innovation, strategy and building partnerships to improve population health. Jon has spent the past three years as the director of funding at Guy’s and Read More