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    Celebrating five years of Wessex innovation in polypharmacy training

    29 November 2023

    We are delighted to launch this ‘Polypharmacy Action Learning Set: Five Year Synopsis’ report which showcases the Polypharmacy Action Learning Set model, its development journey and current national rollout by the Health Innovation Network (formerly the AHSN Network). The learning sets are an evidenced-based education approach to upskill pr... Read more >

  • Health Innovation Wessex launches call for innovators and NHS providers

    31 October 2023

    Do you have an innovation that can help meet the challenges facing health and care but are unsure how to successfully navigate the steps to market?Are you a health and care provider wanting to embed a culture of innovation but are unsure of your organisation’s adoption readiness? Perhaps you’re about to embark on implementing an innovation, but ... Read more >

  • New five-year licence begins with new Chair

    27 October 2023

    Richard Stubbs, CEO of Health Innovation Yorkshire and Humber, has become Chair of the Health Innovation Network, the new name for the AHSN Network.The innovation arm of the NHS, the Network comprises of 15 organisations across England who work collaboratively, both nationally and locally, to deliver spread and adoption of new innovation for the... Read more >

  • Revolutionising access to health checks in Hampshire

    17 October 2023

    People in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight who may struggle to access health services are being invited to get their blood pressure checked through a new project focusing on equal access to high quality, evidence-based care. Cardiovascular disease (a general term for conditions affecting the heart or blood vessels) is a cause of heart attack... Read more >

  • Health Innovation Wessex publishes its 2023-24 business plan

    12 October 2023

    Health Innovation Wessex (HIW), formerly known as Wessex Academic Health Science Network (AHSN), has published its latest business plan, summarising its priorities for 2023-24.The plan demonstrates how HIW will continue to work with partners and innovators to support local health and care systems, driving the evaluation, adoption and spread of i... Read more >

  • New pilot to improve cancer outcomes and tackle inequalities launches in Dorset

    6 October 2023

    Wessex AHSN, the Dorset Integrated Care System (ICS) Cancer Programme and Wessex Cancer Alliance have joined with C the Signs – an early cancer detection system – to improve cancer survival and tackle health inequalities, with the support of NHS England’s Innovation for Healthcare Inequalities Programme (InHIP).C the Signs will be used across GP... Read more >

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Celebrating five years of Wessex innovation in polypharmacy training

We are delighted to launch this ‘Polypharmacy Action Learning Set: Five Year Synopsis’ repor...

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