August 2017

New video encourages healthcare innovators to collaborate via online platform

New video encourages healthcare innovators to collaborate via online platform

16 August 2017

A video has been released by WMAHSN, showcasing their online health innovation exchange, Meridian. The new video features “talking heads” from just a few of the health innovators who have benefited from Meridian, discussing how the exchange has supported them, from initial engagement with potential collaborators to the adoption and spread of the innovations.

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WMAHSN-supported innovative Skype programme scoops award

WMAHSN-supported innovative Skype programme scoops award

15 August 2017

An exciting initiative linking GPs in northern Staffordshire with their elderly patients and care home staff through online video technology, which is being supported by WMAHSN, has scooped an award from the Academy of Fabulous Stuff. The programme has now been selected as the 5127 Award winner in the July Academy of Fabulous Stuff Awards, which are voted for by health professionals and members of the public.

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Apply now for the Our Health Heroes Awards

Apply now for the Our Health Heroes Awards

14 August 2017

Following the success of the inaugural Our Health Heroes Awards in November 2016, the celebration of our healthcare workforce is back for 2017. This year, the awards are going bigger and better and want to recognise the hard work of even more of our nation’s Healthcare Heroes, whether they are support workers, apprentices, integrated teams or workforce planners.

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WMAHSN Commercial Director to deliver keynote at national genomics event

WMAHSN Commercial Director to deliver keynote at national genomics event

11 August 2017

Tony Davis, Commercial Director of WMAHSN, will be delivering a keynote address at a prestigious national event, centred on personalised and genomic medicine. Tony will be speaking at the Westminster Health Forum Keynote Seminar: The future of personalised and genomic medicine on 14 December.

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Two more webinars this month on the Innovation and Technology Payment

Two more webinars this month on the Innovation and Technology Payment

7 August 2017

Launched in June 2017, NHS England has developed the Innovation and Technology Payment (ITP) 2018/19. The aim of the ITP is to help deliver on the commitment detailed within the Five Year Forward View. There are two new WebEx events on the ITP scheduled for 2pm on 16 and 21 August.

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Region-wide health network celebrates successes with new video

Region-wide health network celebrates successes with new video

1 August 2017

A video has been released outlining a year of successes from the WMAHSN in improving patient outcomes and generating economic benefits across the regional economy. The video reflects the WMAHSN’s traditional annual report, examining the impacts the programmes are bringing about in health improvement, adoption and spread, innovation and wealth creation.

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WMAHSN supports medtech trade mission to California

WMAHSN supports medtech trade mission to California

1 August 2017

The Association of British Healthcare Industries (ABHI) is running a medtech trade mission to California this autumn, supported by WMAHSN. ABHI is leading the mission to California from 23 - 29 September, supported by the UK government. Tony Davis, Commercial Director of WMAHSN, will also be on hand during the mission to offer advice and expertise.

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