January 2018

Edgbaston Medical Quarter returns to Arab Health to showcase Birmingham’s healthcare and medical excellence

Edgbaston Medical Quarter returns to Arab Health to showcase Birmingham’s healthcare and medical excellence

12 January 2018

Edgbaston Medical Quarter (EMQ) is once again returning to Arab Health 2018 to showcase the vast range of pioneering healthcare and life sciences companies located within Birmingham. Arab Health 2018 is taking place from 29 January to 1 February 2 at the Dubai Convention and Exhibition Centre and this is the second year EMQ has attended Arab Health to showcase the healthcare revolution which is taking place in the West Midlands.

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Alta Innovations relaunches as University of Birmingham Enterprise

Alta Innovations relaunches as University of Birmingham Enterprise

8 January 2018

Alta Innovations Ltd, the technology transfer company for the University of Birmingham, announces it has changed its name to University of Birmingham Enterprise Ltd. The new name is identical to the name of the University directorate which provides end to end support for academic innovators, enterprise training and spinout development, and is responsible for management and operation of the BizzInn and BioHub incubation services and facilities at the Birmingham Research Park.

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Genomic Education Programme resources to support drawing genetic family trees

Genomic Education Programme resources to support drawing genetic family trees

8 January 2018

The Genomics Education Programme has published a new collection of educational resources, aimed at health professionals wanting to learn how to take and draw a genetic family tree. They can be used both as teaching tools or for self-study.

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WMAHSN seeks regional Digital Health and Data Ambassador

WMAHSN seeks regional Digital Health and Data Ambassador

4 January 2018

The WMAHSN is seeking a Digital Health and Data Ambassador to deliver its Digital Health West Midlands service. The Ambassador will have the operational responsibility for delivery of Digital Health West Midlands across the whole of the West Midlands, working closely with the three Global Digital Exemplar trusts in the region, as well as businesses and universities.

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West Midlands Patient Safety Collaborative contributes to Walsall's "outstanding" community services

West Midlands Patient Safety Collaborative contributes to Walsall's

4 January 2018

A recently published CQC inspection report has praised the input of the WMAHSN's West Midlands Patient Safety Collaborative in Walsall's community services gaining an outstanding rating. The CQC report acknowledges the input of the West Midlands Patient Safety Collaborative - hosted by WMAHSN - in contributing to the success of the service, particularly the Safer Provision and Caring Excellence (SPACE) programme and related improvements.

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