The South West Academic Health Science Network (SW AHSN) works to improve the health and patient experience of people in the South West by supporting and accelerating innovation and quality improvement.

  • The SW AHSN is a limited company based in Exeter, working across Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, Devon and Somerset.
  • We're part of a¬†national network¬†of 15 AHSNs, set up by NHS England to identify, adopt and disseminate innovative healthcare.
  • We are a membership organisation, with partners including health, academic, care, industry and voluntary sector organisations.
  • The SW AHSN receives funding from our three commissioners and contributions from its member organisations.
  • We work closely with our three Sustainability and Transformation Partnerships: Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, Devon and Somerset.