About Us

The West Midlands Academic Health Science Network leads, catalyses and drives co-operation, collaboration and productivity between academia, industry, health and care providers and commissioners, and citizens, and accelerates the adoption of innovation to generate continuous improvement in the region’s health and wealth.

This will be achieved in a collaborative environment in which member organisations are mutually supportive and in which the technology-rich West Midlands’ life sciences community is fully integrated and generating additional investment. Innovation will be spread at scale and pace regionally, nationally and internationally. WMAHSN, its partners and the public will celebrate the region’s success as a centre for innovation, health and wealth and as the first digitally-enabled health economy in England. The improved generation and adoption of innovation will benefit the economy by giving the region’s academic institutions and life sciences industry a competitive advantage.


West Midlands businesses invited to help employees Thrive at Work

Small to medium-sized businesses in the West Midlands are being invited to sign up for a trial to help employees Thrive at Work. West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) wants to help businesses save money, improve employee wellbeing and increase productivity…    Read More

We're hiring: join us as a Digital Health and Data Ambassador

Are you passionate and experienced in health technology/data? Join us as a Digital Health and Data Ambassador. Whether your background is technical or clinical, NHS or industry, we want to hear from you.    Read More

Featured Programme

Meridian. West Midlands Academic Health Science Network

Introducing Meridian

Meridian is the West Midlands’ online healthcare innovation exchange, supporting the adoption of good practice and the sharing of lessons learned.
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Learning from Excellence Community Event video

Coverage of the West Midlands Patient Safety Collaborative's Learning from Excellence (LfE) Community Event, a national conference held on 16 November 2017 at The Vox in Birmingham. The LfE initiative believes that by studying excellence in healthcare can create new opportunities for learning and improving team resilience. Attendees share their experiences of LfE in the video, reflecting on the event and how they will apply LfE in their working lives to improve safety and quality of care for patients.



September 2018

Expert Master Class Workshop

iCentrum, Holt Street, Birmingham B7 4BP

The Master Class workshop, running over 2 days, will cover several key business topics by expert speakers including marketing strategies…    Read More


September 2018

Trauma Conference on World Suicide Prevention Day “Surviving Trauma”

The Guildhall, Eastgate Street, Gloucester

Free trauma conference being held on World Suicide Prevention Day in Gloucestershire to highlight the impact of recent or historic…    Read More

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