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Memory research centre opens

The Berkshire Memory & Cognition Research Centre has opened – it is a joint initiative between the University of Reading and Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust. Read more  

Map that app: how to get your smartphone ideas into production

The Oxford AHSN is hosting an introductory event for everyone interested in the development and commercialisation of healthcare-related smartphone apps. The two-hour session takes place at our offices at the Oxford Science Park on Wednesday 29 January (5-7pm). Light refreshments will be provided. The programme includes handy hints from some trailblazers including: Defibrillator locator (South […]

Masters course will drive innovation

The Oxford AHSN and Health Education Thames Valley are supporting a Masters qualification which will give successful candidates a real opportunity to improve patient care. The application process is under way for seven Fellowship posts starting in autumn 2014. The aim of the MSc in Evidence-Based Healthcare (EBHC), delivered through the University of Oxford’s Department […]

Standing room only at Oxfordshire locality event

It was standing room only at the Oxford AHSN Oxfordshire locality event on 18 December. More than 80 people heard representatives from the NHS, academia and industry set out how the Network will ensure all are pulling in the same direction to promote adoption of innovation – at speed and scale – to bring real […]

Introducing the Oxford AHSN: Oxfordshire event tonight

If you are unable to attend the ‘Introducing the Oxford AHSN: Oxfordshire’ event tonight (Weds 18 December), you can follow it on Twitter from 5.30pm: Details here:  

December newsletter available now

Catch up with what’s been happening and what’s coming up in the December edition of the Oxford AHSN newsletter.

What have we done so far?

Chief Executive Prof Gary Ford CBE highlights some key areas of progress   I am delighted to join the Oxford AHSN team which has done so much to develop partnership working across our member organisations in the last year. We have two main aims: To improve the health of our patients through speeding up adoption […]

Academic Health Science Centre will harness Oxford’s NHS and University strength to benefit patients

A new partnership of Oxford’s world-leading NHS Trusts and academic institutions will tackle the major healthcare challenges of the 21st century. The Oxford Academic Health Science Centre (OxAHSC) designation was announced by the Department of Health today. The OxAHSC is embedded within the Oxford Academic Health Science Network.  This will enable the swift uptake, adoption […]

New app which locates defibrillators could prove a lifesaver

A new app which pinpoints the closest defibrillator to a particular incident has been launched by South Central Amulance Service. It could save vital seconds in getting the right treatment to a patient following a sudden cardiac arrest. The app provides precise information on the location of more than 600 defibrillators. Follow this link to […]