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2022-23: Year in review

Hear from our Chief Executive Officer, Bill Gillespie, who shares his highlights and reflections from the past year, and looks ahead to 2023-24, describing how we will continue to work with our system partners to improve health and care outcomes for the Wessex population.


Recent Videos


An introduction to Health Economics webinar

Ross Dent, Associate Director for Technology Appraisals at NICE presents 'An Introduction to Health Economics'. The webinar, hosted by Health Innovation Wessex (HIW) on 07 Nov 2023, was attended by delegates from across Dorset, Oxford, and Hampshire and the Isle of Wight as part of HIW's support to integrated care systems to use cost effective analysis to help evidence impact and value of service transformation.


What health and care inequalities do we face?

In June 2023, Wessex Academic Health Science Network (AHSN) and the NIHR Applied Research Collaboration (ARC) Wessex jointly hosted an event exploring how research and innovation can help tackle health inequalities. In this video, representatives from across the Wessex health and care system explore some of the challenges facing the region.


How social media can tell patient stories

In June 2023, Wessex Academic Health Science Network (AHSN) and the NIHR Applied Research Collaboration (ARC) Wessex jointly hosted an event exploring how research and innovation can help tackle health inequalities. Heather Parsons, Patient and Public Involvement and Engagement Lead at University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust, has been working with patients and the public to design and develop a new Public Involvement Academy, a collaboration of research organisations across Wessex. In this video, she explains one alternative approach for patients to tell their story.


Why is patient and public involvement important?

In June 2023, Wessex Academic Health Science Network (AHSN) and the NIHR Applied Research Collaboration (ARC) Wessex jointly hosted an event exploring how research and innovation can help tackle health inequalities. In this video, NIHR ARC Wessex Public Contributors, Trevor and Eric, share their thoughts on the event and the importance of patient and public involvement. Trevor and Eric joined the event to advise and support research and innovation.


What is Wessex Health Partners?

Wessex Health Partners (WHP) is a strategic partnership of leading universities, NHS organisations and the Wessex Academic Health Science Network (AHSN). Its mission is to accelerate better health and care through research, innovation and training. In this video, WHP Managing Director, Christine McGrath, explains the role of WHP in improving population health and addressing the health and care needs of communities across Wessex. Christine attended the health inequalities event organised by Wessex AHSN and the NIHR Applied Research Collaboration (ARC) Wessex in June 2023.


Understanding and researching the barriers to innovation adoption

In June 2023, Wessex Academic Health Science Network (AHSN) and the NIHR Applied Research Collaboration (ARC) Wessex jointly hosted an event exploring how research and innovation can help tackle health inequalities. In this interview, Professor Saul Faust, Clinical Director of the NIHR Clinical Research Network Wessex and Director of the NIHR Southampton Clinical Research Facility, talks about the importance of researching and understanding barriers to innovation adoption.