WMAHSN News

The UK has sequenced 100,000 whole genomes in the NHS

The UK has sequenced 100,000 whole genomes in the NHS

14 December 2018

The 100,000 Genomes Project, led by Genomics England in partnership with NHS England, has reached its goal of sequencing 100,000 whole genomes from NHS patients. WMAHSN funds three Genomic Ambassadors to support the work of the 100,000 Genomes Project in the region.

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West Midlands doctors using advanced software to diagnose coronary artery disease

West Midlands doctors using advanced software to diagnose coronary artery disease

14 December 2018

An adoption supported by the West Midlands Academic Health Science Network is being used by doctors in the West Midlands to help diagnose coronary artery disease.

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Gold recognition for WMAHSN

Gold recognition for WMAHSN

27 November 2018

WMAHSN has been awarded gold level accreditation by the country's foremost team for the promotion of innovation in the workplace. It's the second year we've received the accolade “Recognising Excellence in Ideas Management and Innovation” from ideasUK for our Innovation and Adoption Service.

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Birmingham entrepreneur launches fitness and wellness DNA test

Birmingham entrepreneur launches fitness and wellness DNA test

22 November 2018

Birmingham entrepreneur Abdullah Sabyah has launched a fitness DNA test designed to help people achieve peak fitness.  WMAHSN has worked together with Abdullah's company, Rightangled since its inception just under two years ago.

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WMAHSN supported Serendip start-up strikes deal with leading occupational health software provider

WMAHSN supported Serendip start-up strikes deal with leading occupational health software provider

21 November 2018

Birmingham-based award-winning digital health tech company Kaido has landed a partnership deal with Cohort Software, the largest occupational health software provider in the UK. Kaido Group Ltd is one of the start-ups in the Digital Health Quarter of the Serendip Smart City Incubator, delivered by Innovation Birmingham in collaboration with WMAHSN as the commercial partner. Kaido, the fastest growing workplace wellness programme in the NHS, focuses on providing innovative technology-driven solutions to promote employee wellness, with the ‘Kaido Wellbeing’ product set to address the physical, mental and social wellbeing of employees from Cohort Software client organisations from March 2019.

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