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Better patient outcomes through partnerships 6


Oxford AHSN partnership showcases May 2016Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Oxford OX3 7JX

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.

Copies of the following documents will be available:

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 a series of seven, each hosted by a partner organisation – in this case Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust – 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 – Stuart Bell, Chief Executive, Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust and Chair, Oxford AHSN R&D and Informatics Oversight Groups
  • Oxford AHSN update including Annual Review 2015/16 – Dr Paul Durrands, Chief Operating Officer
  • Presentations tailored to locally led projects:
    • Oxford Academic Health Science Centre joint activities with Oxford AHSN – Dr Nick Scott-Ram, Oxford AHSN Director of Commercial Development
    • Oxford AHSN Dementia Clinical Network – Dr Rupert McShane/Maureen Cundell
    • Oxford AHSN Early Intervention in Psychosis Clinical Network – Dr Matthew Broome
    • Reducing failure to return to acute psychiatric wards – Julie Connell
    • Oxford AHSN Anxiety and Depression Clinical Network – Prof Shirley Reynolds
    • Update on bids for two Oxford Biomedical Research Centres – Prof John Geddes, Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford
  • Discussion and questions chaired by Stuart Bell
  • Closing remarks – Nigel Keen, Chairman, Oxford AHSN
  • Networking and light refreshments

Book your place here.