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January newsletter highlights benefits of joint working

The Oxford Academic Health Science Network January newsletter includes many examples of effective collaboration bringing benefits for patients and organisations. Highlights include links to the AHSN’s latest quarterly report, a look back to the Get Physical event and ahead to courses starting next month for NHS innovators and patient partners. Latest videos include contributions from […]

Read our latest quarterly report

The Oxford Academic Health Science Network has published its latest quarterly update report. It provides an overview of key work carried out by the Oxford AHSN and its partners over the three months to the end of December 2015. It includes case studies on: the Leading Together programme which brings together patients and clinicians to […]

Effective partnerships will bear fruit in 2016

Collaboration turning innovation into action will be the key for the Oxford Academic Health Science Network’s partners in 2016. A number of key events and activities are lined up already – with many more in the pipeline as we work together to improve health and generate economic growth. Here are some of the 2016 highlights: […]

Much achieved by our partners in 2015

The Oxford Academic Health Science Network’s partners – across the NHS, academia and industry – achieved much during 2015, working together and supported by the core AHSN team. These case studies demonstrate some of the collective successes: Improving recovery rates for people experiencing anxiety and depression Memory clinic service improvement through national accreditation Improved referral […]

Read our December newsletter

The Oxford Academic Health Science Network December newsletter is full of news and information including: Multiple national success for our innovative prize-winning partners Oxford AHSN establishes unique partnership with Johnson & Johnson Industry visit for would-be NHS innovators Funding: Oxford AHSN to develop global outcome measures Health Foundation winners Latest reports … and new web […]

Oxford AHSN establishes strategic partnership with Johnson & Johnson

The Oxford Academic Health Science Network has entered a strategic partnership with the global healthcare company Johnson & Johnson (J&J). The Oxford AHSN already enjoys a very productive relationship with J&J which is one of the largest employers linked to healthcare in our region with its headquarters in High Wycombe. Now the two organisations have […]

Our NHS partners feature in healthcare awards

Innovative work across the Oxford AHSN region was recognised in a leading healthcare awards competition. Suicide prevention training run by Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust was highly commended in the Improving Outcomes through Learning and Development category of the HSJ Awards. The Oxford AHSN is looking closely at how to integrate this initiative into its […]

New programme for frontline NHS innovators

A new programme offers NHS staff a helping hand to turn their smart ideas into real patient benefits. Applications are open now for ‘Innovating in Healthcare Settings’ which is run by Buckinghamshire New University. The programme is free to participants thanks to funding from Health Education Thames Valley. It is open to all NHS staff […]

Programme to raise awareness of rare forms of diabetes launched

The Oxford AHSN Diabetes Clinical Network has launched a programme to educate health professionals about rare forms of diabetes and the importance of testing for them. The team of doctors and diabetes specialist nurses are running a series of education events. The training programme builds on research funded by the NIHR Oxford Biomedical Research Centre. […]

What would you look like with flu? Owen, seven, has the answer!

Dozens of young artists took up the challenge to produce an unusual self-portrait. Schoolchildren aged 5-7 were encouraged to make a poster showing what they would look like with flu. Seven-year-old Owen Lock from RAF Benson primary school emerged as the overall winner. Owen was six at the time he submitted his poster, right. Dr […]

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