October 2014

Innovative online patient records service championed by WMAHSN scoops national award

Innovative online patient records service championed by WMAHSN scoops national award

27 October 2014

An innovative online patient records service, which has been supported by the West Midlands Academic Health Science Network (WMAHSN), has scooped a prestigious award.

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Small businesses pitch for £2.5 million funding as SBRI Healthcare launches new competition

Small businesses pitch for £2.5 million funding as SBRI Healthcare launches new competition

27 October 2014

SBRI Healthcare, an NHS England funded initiative to develop innovative products that address unmet health needs, has launched the latest Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI) Healthcare competition, which aims to accelerate development and NHS adoption of new technologies. In the second tranche of funding this year, a further £2.5 million is on offer to companies working in the priority healthcare areas of child and adolescent mental health services, brain injury, diabetic foot ulcers, imaging and outpatient services.

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Health Secretary launches new patient safety collaboratives

Health Secretary launches new patient safety collaboratives

14 October 2014

A new national programme will be launched today (14 October) by Jeremy Hunt, Secretary of State for Health, to improve the safety of patients and ensure continual learning sits at the heart of healthcare in England.

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