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‘Next Steps on the NHS Five Year Forward View’ reinforces role of Academic Health Science Networks to drive innovation

31st March 2017

NHS England has today (31 March 2017) published ‘Next Steps on the NHS Five Year Forward View’ which sets out how the NHS will deliver practical improvements in areas prized by patients and the public – cancer, mental health and GP access – while transforming the way that care is delivered to ease pressure on […]

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North East Futures University Technical College

16th March 2017

The Academic Health Science Network for the North East and North Cumbria (AHSN) is a founding director of the North East Futures University Technical College (UTC), and as such we would like to ask for your help. North East Futures UTC will be a new secondary school for 14-18 year olds from across the North […]

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Word Delirium Day – 15th March 2017

15th March 2017

World Delirium Day (15 March 2017) is an international effort to raise awareness of delirium among patients, carers, healthcare professionals, administrators … everyone! There are lots of activities taking place at local, regional, national and international level including a: Lunch time webinar The Yorkshire and the Humber Clinical Network are hosting a lunchtime webinar in […]

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Medical Director Role for AHSN NENC

8th March 2017

Salary: Competitive Contract: Up to five sessions per week Download Job Description The AHSN NENC is seeking applications from individuals with suitable professional and academic credibility, profile and experience for the Medical Director post, which is pivotal to the work of the AHSN NENC in improving the health and wealth of the region. You will provide […]

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Conference to Shed Light on the Taboo of Suicide

21st February 2017

A conference taking place in Cumbria is set to address some of the key issues surrounding suicide, giving insight into prevention techniques taking place across the UK. The Suicide Prevention: New Frontiers event aims to support frontline staff in understanding the latest research into suicide prevention in order to influence practice in their individual healthcare […]

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NHS England encouraging national adoption of key innovations that benefit patients

8th February 2017

NHS England has announced a new ‘Innovation and Technology Tariff’ (ITT) and NHS Innovation Accelerator (NIA) programme to fast track the introduction and adoption of innovations. The ITT and NIA are intended to help cut the difficulties experienced by innovators and clinicians in getting uptake and spread of technologies and services across the NHS. We […]

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Could you help shape the future of genomic education for staff in the NHS?

7th February 2017

Genetics and genetic testing has been a part of NHS diagnostic and treatment pathways for some time now and we understand how many genes can have an impact on our health and are able to identify genetic variations known to play a role in many conditions and diseases. However, there is still a lot we […]

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SBRI Healthcare Looks to Improve Young Lives

17th January 2017

£900K awarded to develop innovations that support self-care and independence in children with long term conditions. With six percent of children in the UK living with disability, ingenious life changing solutions can ensure they have the best start in life. SBRI Healthcare today announced it is to fund nine companies developing innovations that aim to […]

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Explore Whole Genome Sequencing from 23rd January

11th January 2017

Join the Futurelearn course to explore behind the scenes of this emerging healthcare technology. Whole genome sequencing is a relatively new technology that allows us to ‘read’ a person’s or organism’s entire genetic code. But how does it work and what does it mean for all of us? Health Education England’s Genomics Education Programme (GEP) will […]

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Patient Safety Collaborative Project Call

19th December 2016

The Academic Health Science Network for the North East and North Cumbria are inviting project submissions under the Patient Safety Collaborative Work Programme. Due to several requests we are pleased to announce that the deadline for submissions has been extended to 9am on Monday 6th February 2017. The objective of this project call is to identify […]

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