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Better patient outcomes through partnerships 1


Oxford AHSN partner showcases May 2016Academic Centre, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford

Speakers include Dr Bruno Holthof, Chief Executive of Oxford University Hospital, and Prof Sir John Bell, Regius Professor of Medicine, University of Oxford – see full agenda below.

This is one of a series of events in May 2016 showcasing the benefits of collaboration by the partners of the Oxford Academic Health Science Network.

These events are free and open to all. Book your place here.

The Oxford AHSN is a partnership of NHS providers, NHS commissioners, universities, Local Enterprise Partnerships and the life science industry from Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Milton Keynes and Oxfordshire. Through partnering and collaboration the partners are delivering improvements in patient outcomes, safety and experience.

This event is one of seven roadshows, each hosted by a partner organisation – in this case Oxford University Hospitals – and features local leaders showcasing their work and demonstrating effective collaborations in line with the four licence objectives of the Oxford AHSN:

  • Focusing on the needs of patients and local populations
  • Speeding up adoption of innovation into practice to improve clinical outcomes and patient experience
  • Building a culture of partnership and collaboration
  • Generating economic growth


  • Welcome – Dr Bruno Holthof, Chief Executive, Oxford University Hospitals, and Deputy Chair, Oxford AHSN
  • Oxford AHSN update including Annual Review 2015/16 – Dr Paul Durrands, Chief Operating Officer, Oxford AHSN
  • Presentations tailored to locally led projects:
    • Catheter-acquired urinary tract infection – Catherine Stoddart, Chief Nurse, Oxford University Hospitals
    • Oxford acute referrals system (OARS) – Dr Nick de Pennington, Specialist Registrar, Neurosurgery, Oxford University Hospitals
    • Acute kidney injury – Dr David Lewis, Consultant Physician/Dr Ed Sharples, Consultant Nephrologist
    • Maternity clinical network developments – Mr Lawrence Impey/Katherine Edwards
    • Imaging clinical network developments – Dr Suzie Anthony/John Skinner
  • Discussion and questions chaired by Dr Bruno Holthof
  • Closing remarks – Nigel Keen, Chairman, Oxford AHSN
  • Networking and light refreshments

Book your place here.


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