September 2020

Virtual Health and Care Week launches to promote digital innovation across the Midlands

24 September 2020

Bookings are now open for Midlands Digital Health and Care Week which will take place 12-16 October. Organised by the West Midlands and East Midlands Academic Health Science Networks (AHSN), the event is a weeklong series of short, virtual sessions showcasing digital transformation projects from across the Midlands.

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Two West Midlands organisations chosen for prestigious healthcare programme

22 September 2020

West Midlands Academic Health Science Network (WMAHSN) has collaborated with partners from across Europe to develop UPrAIHSe, a ground-breaking skills programme which will upskill healthcare leaders.

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HEE MindEd resources

15 September 2020

Health Education England e-Learning for Healthcare (HEE e-LfH) has worked in partnership with the Department for Education to develop a new programme for teachers to support children affected by the COVID-19 pandemic as they return to school and college.

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National Intelligence Report - Personal protective equipment (PPE)

4 September 2020

A new report by the Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch (HSIB) outlines an investigation into concerns raised about personal protective equipment (PPE) use requirements when visiting a patient at home in the ‘clinically extremely vulnerable’ category.

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Two articles from Warwick Business School and ARC WM

3 September 2020

Two new articles have been published by professors from Warwick Business School and the NIHR Applied Research Collaboration (ARC) West Midlands surrounding the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on behavioural science and technology innovation.

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Innovators supporting UK economic recovery

3 September 2020

Many businesses are struggling with the changes imposed by the Covid-19 pandemic. To help demonstrate hope for the future, we are showcasing some of the many successful companies that the AHSN Network is working with.

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Applications for the NHS Innovation Accelerator are now open!

1 September 2020

The NHS Innovation Accelerator (NIA) – an NHS England initiative supported by England’s 15 Academic Health Science Networks (AHSNs) and hosted at UCLPartners – has launched its call for applications representing high impact, evidence-based innovations.

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