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Showcase hears how adoption of clinical innovation is bringing benefits to patients

Hospital clinicians from a wide range of medical backgrounds came together with patients and innovators from industry and universities at the second of seven partner showcases co-hosted by the Oxford Academic Health Science Network (Oxford AHSN). They were welcomed by Jean O’Callaghan, Chief Executive of the Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust which co-hosted the event at […]

First showcase highlights value of clinical partnerships in raising standards

Clinicians from a wide range of backgrounds came together with patients and innovators from industry and universities at the first of seven partner showcases co-hosted by the Oxford Academic Health Science Network during May 2016. In all almost 100 people attended the inaugural event which took place at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, on 9 […]

May newsletter full of news and opportunities

The May edition of the Oxford Academic Health Science Network newsletter is full of information about forthcoming events and opportunities. It also includes links to recently published key documents: 2015/16 The year in numbers – Oxford AHSN annual review. You can read the more detailed Annual Report here. Patient safety theme – Summary of current […]

Showcasing better patient outcomes through partnerships

The Oxford AHSN is running seven linked events with partners during May 2016 to highlight the benefits to patients of collaboration. They take place in Didcot, High Wycombe, Milton Keynes, Oxford, Reading and Wokingham – details left and below. At each of these ‘Better Patient Outcomes Through Partnerships’ events the Oxford AHSN will table its […]

AHSNs formalise closer working arrangements with ABHI

The Association of British Healthcare Industries (ABHI) and the national network of Academic Health Science Networks (AHSNs), have announced work on a formal programme of activity between the two organisations. The work will lead to enhanced engagement between the AHSNs and ABHI’s 250 members. Early projects will include patient safety and plans to support the future […]

See our March newsletter for the latest opportunities with our partners

The March newsletter from the Oxford Academic Health Science Network is full of news, events and opportunities. Highlights include information on our partner roadshows in May and a chance to complete our digital health survey. Opportunities featured include biodesign fellowships, funding for new vaccine initiatives and courses for NHS entrepreneurs and innovators. Read the newsletter […]

Oxford AHSN part of partnership leading Healthy New Town project in Bicester

NHS England Chief Executive Simon Stevens has announced plans to create ten NHS-supported ‘healthy new towns‘ across the country including one in Bicester. Together they will cover more than 76,000 new homes with potential capacity for approximately 170,000 residents. The aim is for health and wellbeing to be designed into their construction. The successful Bicester […]

Help us build a picture of digital health

Over the last few months the Oxford AHSN, in collaboration with the University of Oxford and Isis Innovation, has been undertaking a detailed digital health mapping exercise. As part of this project we would like all interested in digital health in Berkshire, Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Milton Keynes and Bedfordshire to complete a short survey. This survey […]

Read our February newsletter

The Oxford AHSN February newsletter features news and information from the network and its partners. Highlights include: Your chance to put your innovation in our shop window Help us stage a series of shared roadshows New programmes under way for healthcare innovators and patient leaders Multi-media follow-up from our Get Physical event Best Care Clinical […]

Training bursaries available for research nurses, midwives and allied health professionals

The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Oxford Biomedical Research Centre and Clinical Research Network: Thames Valley and South Midlands are making funds available to support training and career development. Applications are welcome from research nurses, midwives, allied health professionals (AHPs), other professions engaged in research and administrators currently involved in NIHR-funded research within the […]

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