November 2018

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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International conference celebrates excellence in healthcare

International conference celebrates excellence in healthcare

19 November 2018

A sell-out international conference celebrating an initiative aimed at capturing and studying peer reporting excellence in healthcare has taken place at the Birmingham Town Hall.

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Joint pioneering AF initiative to bring together primary and secondary care

Joint pioneering AF initiative to bring together primary and secondary care

19 November 2018

We're looking for Clinical Commissioning Groups and clinical experts to join a pioneering stroke prevention initiative that brings together primary and secondary care. The WMAHSN is working with a pan-industry group of stakeholders - the Clinical Network, Public Health England and the British Heart Foundation – to devise a plan to provide practical upskilling workshops in Atrial Fibrillation (AF) to GPs, nurses and pharmacists across the West Midlands.

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World Diabetes Day 2018: there’s still a need to “learn better, do more and try harder”

World Diabetes Day 2018: there’s still a need to “learn better, do more and try harder”

13 November 2018

To mark World Diabetes Day, Elaine Russell, Public Health, Prevention and Self-care Lead, WMAHSN shares her views on why we still need to raise awareness of Type 2 diabetes.

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WMAHSN commercial director chosen to mark 30 years of Association of British HealthTech Industries

WMAHSN commercial director chosen to mark 30 years of Association of British HealthTech Industries

7 November 2018

Tony Davis, WMAHSN's Commercial Director, is one of 30 key players in the HealthTech community to write a blog marking three decades of the ABHI. The anniversary coincides with the announcement of a new partnership agreement between the ABHI and AHSN Network.

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NIA Alumni ensures continued real-world insight on innovation spread in the NHS

NIA Alumni ensures continued real-world insight on innovation spread in the NHS

5 November 2018

November marks the culmination of three years of support offered to the first cohort of NHS Innovation Accelerator Fellows. Insight and learning generated by a new Fellows' Alumni group will continue to be shared via the NIA and its partner organisations - NHS England and the 15 Academic Health Science Networks - for the benefit of the wider healthcare system.

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