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2023 Challenge finalists a ‘tidal wave of energy and creativity’

The Oxford Academic Health Science Network was proud to co-sponsor the first 2023 Challenge competition. Oxford AHSN Chief Executive Prof Gary Ford CBE is pictured below (fourth from left) with his fellow judges. Click here to watch a video from the event. You can read all about the winners here.    

Introducing the Oxford Academic Health Science Network

More than 50 people attended the latest event to introduce the Oxford Academic Health Science Network (AHSN) which took place at the University of Reading on 7 November. Speakers included: Prof Gary Ford CBE, Chief Executive of the Oxford AHSN, and Paul Durrands, the Network’s Chief Operating Officer Prof Richard Ellis, Dean of the Faculty […]

SBRI workshop on COPD

Click here for information on an SBRI workshop on COPD which took place earlier this month.

2023 Challenge – a decade to improve healthcare

The Oxford AHSN is delighted to sponsor the 2023 Challenge. The best ideas to improve healthcare over the next decade will be announced at a special event in Oxford on 12 November – and you could be there. The 2023 Challenge offers expert help and funding to develop the most innovative ideas in technology, service […]

Diabetes clinical network launched

Young diabetes patients helped launch our first network. They got to try out a new app designed to help children control their diabetes – and have fun at the same time – at a special event which marked the start of the Oxford AHSN Diabetes Clinical Network. Dr Katharine Owen, Diabetes Network Clinical Lead, said: […]

Can you make a difference to kidney disease?

A new £3.6m competition for innovative technology-based solutions in kidney care has been launched.  More information can be found here    

NHS Leadership Academy and GSK Fellowships with a difference …..

NHS Leadership Academy & GSK Fellowships: A Fellowship with a difference… Based at GSK Stockley Park head office in Uxbridge. Following our successful pilot last year we have decided to repeat the fellowship opportunity this year. So once again the NHS Leadership Academy and GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) have teamed up to offer a challenging new fellowship […]

How can mental health research help patients and reduce NHS costs?

Leading academics and clinicians met at the University of Reading on Tuesday 23 July to discuss the links between physical and mental health and how the latest mental health research could help patients in all parts of the NHS. Physical illness is frequently complicated by poor mental health. For example, patients with diabetes, heart disease, […]