Meet the innovator
Tommy Parker is a West of England AHSN innovator and CEO of KiActiv® – a clinically proven digital therapy designed to improve the self-management of long-term health conditions. Here, he...Read more about 'Meet the innovator'
Business Growth for Bath-based RIVIAM Digital Care
West of England AHSN’s business support for Bath-based RIVIAM Digital Care has resulted in funding of £48,450, awarded by Innovate UK, to enhance its new Wellbeing platform, for integrated health...Read more about 'Business Growth for Bath-based RIVIAM Digital Care'
First international Innovation Exchange webinar for innovators
The AHSN Network’s Innovation Exchange holds its first international event this month, in partnership with the Canadian network, AGE-WELL. The event, co-ordinated by the West of England AHSN on...Read more about 'First international Innovation Exchange webinar for innovators'
Self-management pilots support keeping healthy at home
Two projects, both trialling innovative approaches to supporting self-management and monitoring by patients in their own homes are being trialled in the West of England. The projects, Replenish-ME and Moving to Better Health both...Read more about 'Self-management pilots support keeping healthy at home'
West of England innovators win Healthcare Innovation Awards
On Thursday 6 February, three of our previous Health Innovation Programme (HIP) attendees won awards at the Medilink South West Healthcare Innovation Awards 2020. Vitamica, Speechtools and the-wib are all healthcare innovations developed in...Read more about 'West of England innovators win Healthcare Innovation Awards'
Two innovative youth resilience programmes launch in West of England
Two projects, both trialling innovative approaches to supporting and building mental health resilience in young people have launched in the West of England. The projects, MiHUB and SmartGym Gloucestershire, both...Read more about 'Two innovative youth resilience programmes launch in West of England'
Innovation Exchange to tackle NHS challenges around antimicrobial resistance
A search has been launched during World Antibiotic Awareness Week to find innovative technologies that will support health and social care workers to overcome the challenges of tackling antimicrobial resistance....Read more about 'Innovation Exchange to tackle NHS challenges around antimicrobial resistance'
Another successful year for the West of England Health Innovation Programme (HIP)
This month, 15 fantastic delegates, with a diverse range of innovations, became the HIPsters of class October 2019 on our Health Innovation Programme (HIP). Just in case you hadn’t heard...Read more about 'Another successful year for the West of England Health Innovation Programme (HIP)'
Could your innovation change the NHS?
Today the AHSN Network has launched a new digital gateway for innovators, streamlining access to vital support from teams of experts across the country who can help companies deliver innovations...Read more about 'Could your innovation change the NHS?'
Powering community engagement with hyvr
We’re pleased to announce that we have chosen four exemplar voluntary sector initiatives to receive expertise and funding support, allowing them to use hyvr to power community engagement. This extra support will...Read more about 'Powering community engagement with hyvr'
Calling healthcare app developers
If you’d like to be part of research to improve the effectiveness of healthcare apps for patients we’d love to hear from you. We’re working with local researchers to understand...Read more about 'Calling healthcare app developers'
Evidence into Practice Challenge 2019
Applications for The Evidence into Practise Challenge are now closed We have embarked on an exciting programme of work to support the development, spread, and adoption of new innovations...Read more about 'Evidence into Practice Challenge 2019'