The West Midlands Academic Health Science Network leads, catalyses and drives co-operation, collaboration and productivity between academia, industry, health and care providers and commissioners, and citizens, and accelerates the adoption of innovation to generate continuous improvement in the region’s health and wealth.
This will be achieved in a collaborative environment in which member organisations are mutually supportive and in which the technology-rich West Midlands’ life sciences community is fully integrated and generating additional investment. Innovation will be spread at scale and pace regionally, nationally and internationally. WMAHSN, its partners and the public will celebrate the region’s success as a centre for innovation, health and wealth and as the first digitally-enabled health economy in England. The improved generation and adoption of innovation will benefit the economy by giving the region’s academic institutions and life sciences industry a competitive advantage.
A new guide to the AHSN Network has been published, detailing the impact to date of England’s 15 Academic Health Science Networks (AHSNs), as well as outlining future plans for the years ahead. Read More
An initiative set up by the City of Wolverhampton Council and Wolverhampton Clinic Commissioning Group is ensuring care home residents in Wolverhampton receive safe and effective support if they need to go into hospital in an emergency. Read More
Coverage of the West Midlands Patient Safety Collaborative's Learning from Excellence (LfE) Community Event, a national conference held on 16 November 2017 at The Vox in Birmingham. The LfE initiative believes that by studying excellence in healthcare can create new opportunities for learning and improving team resilience. Attendees share their experiences of LfE in the video, reflecting on the event and how they will apply LfE in their working lives to improve safety and quality of care for patients.
This one-day conference will include a mixture of plenary sessions, oral presentations and posters and will bring together leading international… Read More