October 2017

Opinions requested in treatment of diabetic foot ulcers

Opinions requested in treatment of diabetic foot ulcers

13 October 2017

NuVision Biotherapies, a spin-out company from the University of Nottingham, is working with Pym's Consultancy to seek the opinions of specialist professionals in the treatment of diabetic foot ulcers via a short online survey. They are aiming to gain a clearer understanding of the views and opinions of UK specialists in the field of diabetic foot care, as to the potential use of amniotic tissue for the treatment of diabetic foot ulcers.

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Improving Healthcare Through Clinical Research - online course starts November

Improving Healthcare Through Clinical Research - online course starts November

12 October 2017

A Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), developed by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Clinical Research Network (CRN), University of Leeds and FutureLearn, is due to run again in November and is open for registration. The next MOOC is entitled 'Improving Healthcare through Clinical Research’ and will run from 6 November 2017.

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WMAHSN Commercial Director to address summit on health IT strategy and implementation

WMAHSN Commercial Director to address summit on health IT strategy and implementation

12 October 2017

Tony Davis, Commercial Director, WMAHSN, will address a summit in Birmingham next month, exploring the very latest in health IT strategy and implementation in the region. Health Insights will have a sharp focus on how health and care organisations in the West Midlands are shifting their attention to the digitalisation of whole areas, cities and regions. Tony will present on the work of the WMAHSN on digital health and better use of data.

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Opportunity to join trade mission to China International Medical Equipment Fair

Opportunity to join trade mission to China International Medical Equipment Fair

12 October 2017

The China International Medical Equipment Fair (CMEF) is considered the leading healthcare trade show in China and is now the largest medical equipment exhibition in the Asia Pacific region. The Association of British Healthcare Industries (ABHI) and the UK Department for International Trade (DIT) will again be organising the UK Pavilion, alongside a trade mission for the 2018 fair.

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Have your say on mental health screening in Community Mental Health Teams by completing short survey

Have your say on mental health screening in Community Mental Health Teams by completing short survey

12 October 2017

As part of a new development contract from SBRI Healthcare - which is supported by AHSNs - Saccade Diagnostics Ltd is seeking the views of Community Mental Health Teams (CMHTs) on the use of SaccScan, a novel eye movement test. SaccScann is being developed by Saccade Diagnostics, a spin out of the University of Aberdeen, as an assistive tool to aid CMHTs with screening and referral of mental health patients to specialists.

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Clinical Research Network West Midlands Partnership Group seeks lay representative

Clinical Research Network West Midlands Partnership Group seeks lay representative

12 October 2017

The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Clinical Research Network (CRN) West Midlands wishes to appoint a lay representative to be a member of the Partnership Group, to contribute to the development of the CRN West Midlands. The remit will be to provide the patients’, carers’ and general public perspectives, acting as a key link between patient groups and fostering patient/public engagement.

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Serendip Digital Health Quarter tenant shortlisted for Social Entrepreneur of the Year Award

Serendip Digital Health Quarter tenant shortlisted for Social Entrepreneur of the Year Award

3 October 2017

Five entrepreneurs - including a tenant in WMAHSN's Serendip Digital Health Quarter - have been shortlisted for the 2017 Social Entrepreneur of the Year Award and are in with a chance to win a grand prize of £10,000. Among the shortlisted is Katie Buckingham, who is based at the Digital Health Quarter with her social enterprise Altruist Enterprises.

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