Introducing the Innovation Pathway

30th April 2015

Written by Nicola Wesley

SMEs represent 99% of all private sector organisations in the UK and their success is therefore crucial to the economic prosperity of a region. To support this economic growth, the Academic Health Science Network for the North East and North Cumbria (AHSN NENC), in collaboration with its partner organisations, has created ‘The Innovation Pathway’ to […]

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Introducing the Cross Cutting Telehealth Programme

28th April 2015

Written by Paul Marriott

I am delighted to have been asked to lead the AHSN North East, North Cumbria (AHSN NENC) Telehealth Programme.  The Telehealth Programme is truly a cross-cutting piece of work which will focus on five clinical areas identified by the AHSN as priorities, these being Respiratory, Fractures, Mental Health, Arterial Fibrillation and Medicines Optimization.  Telehealth as […]

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North Health Science Alliance

1st April 2015

Written by Seamus O'Neill

Creating a world-leading digital health sector is one of the Department of Health’s six priority areas as it contributes to economic growth. The integration of data across health sectors and with social care is a prerequisite for progress in improving care pathways and for making anonymised data available to healthcare providers, commissioners, policy makers and […]

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Introducing the falls and fractures programme

9th March 2015

Written by Jill Mitchell

It’s a privilege to be working with the AHSN supporting the Falls and Fractures programme across the North East and North Cumbria.  The programme recognises that the agenda to support falls prevention and ageing well spans organisations and truly relies on an integrated approach to care delivery.  Whether we work in community settings, hospital settings […]

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What are the AHSNs for?

2nd February 2015

Written by Seamus O'Neill

The AHSNs are still relatively new within the NHS landscape. In addition, we cover a broad spectrum of activity – we support initiatives ranging from promoting the uptake of innovation that drives health improvements through to mobilising the NHS and academia to drive growth and job creation in our local economy. That’s not always the […]

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The AHSN NENC two years on

10th January 2015

Written by Seamus O'Neill

Hi, this is – my first blog …. ever. Bear with me, it may take me a while to get the hang of it but here goes. Even the keenest of AHSN-watchers may not have twigged that last December saw the second anniversary of the stakeholder event where we agreed what the content of the […]

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