WMAHSN News

Social entrepreneurs and innovators wanted for business support programme

Social entrepreneurs and innovators wanted for business support programme

20 December 2018

An innovative programme working to link start up social enterprises with a health and social care enterprise hub is now recruiting for social entrepreneurs, innovators and change-makers.

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Role of AHSNs recognised in government’s Life Science’s Sector Deal 2 to build a stronger innovation ecosystem

Role of AHSNs recognised in government’s Life Science’s Sector Deal 2 to build a stronger innovation ecosystem

19 December 2018

The role of AHSNs has been recognised in the government’s Life Science’s Sector Deal 2, announced by Health Secretary Matt Hancock and Businesses Secretary Greg Clark. This second Life Sciences Sector Deal will support healthcare innovation and back businesses to create high-paid, high-quality jobs as part of the government’s Industrial Strategy.

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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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