Four more organisations join WMAHSN enhanced membership scheme


Posted on 2 November 2016 (Permalink)

West Midlands Academic Health Science Network has welcomed four more organisations into its enhanced membership fold. 

Two universities and two acute trusts - Keele UniversityAston UniversityRoyal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and Birmingham Women's Hospital NHS Foundation Trust - are the latest organisations to join the AHSN's enhanced membership scheme. 

They join nine other organisations within the West Midlands who are already part of the enhanced membership scheme, with Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Trust the first NHS trust to enrol and Birmingham City University the first university to join the scheme. They have since been joined by Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation TrustHeart of England NHS Foundation TrustStaffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Partnership NHS TrustUniversity Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation TrustUniversity Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS TrustUniversity Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust and the University of Warwick.

While all NHS organisations, academic and educational institutions, other public bodies, life sciences industry and private sector companies within the region are automatically enrolled as WMAHSN standard members, the paid-for enhanced membership scheme offers additional benefits, services and premium access, including: 

  • Access to all WMAHSN expert networks, including enhanced access to the Meridian health innovation exchange
  • WMAHSN enhanced membership-only services, providing practical advice, support and a range of readymade tools
  • Access to the opportunities for innovation process
  • An enhanced communications package, including reduced sponsorship and advertising rates, joint PR opportunities and exhibition spaces.

To find out why these leading organisations joined our enhanced membership scheme, read our membership brochure or our handy membership on a page, or contact Farana Akhtar, Membership Co-ordinator, on 0121 371 8053.