West Midlands Academic Health Science Network has welcomed four more organisations into its enhanced membership fold.
Two universities and two acute trusts - Keele University, Aston University, Royal 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 Trust, Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Partnership NHS Trust, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, University 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: