“To improve the health of our population, create opportunities for wealth and employment by building on our assets and adopting effective methods for reliable implementation of agreed best practice in healthcare.”
GM AHSN - A City United For Health and Care
What we want to achieveMore
GM AHSN is focusing on large scale change. Our work will be detailed and thorough, providing people with the greatest health needs with better standards of care.
GM AHSN has six clinical domains.to provide the focus for our implementation work. Each domain will reduce variation and drive compliance to NICE guidelines and technology appraisals.
The work of GM AHSN must deliver proven health benefits for patients and improve the way we work with partner organisations.
At each step of the process GM AHSN will ensure any changes we make benefit the NHS and are properly measured.
An Academic Health Science Network provides a systematic delivery mechanism for the local NHS, universities, public health and social care to work with industry to transform the identification, adoption and spread of proven innovations and best practice.
How we will do itMore
Effective sharing of anonymised electronic patient record data along the patient journey and across the partners will enable GM AHSN to adopt an approach based on testing, evaluating and improving models of care and health interventions that will improve health outcomes for patients and the population.
Greater Manchester has an excellent NIHR infrastructure which is developing innovations in patient care and works very closely with Industry partners.
GM AHSN universities, health providers and companies, will interface between research and innovation that benefits researchers, practitioners, innovators and entrepreneurs.
We have an excellent history of developing new technologies and infrastructure to improve health and wealth. We have ground-breaking systems and innovations that benefit both the NHS and Industry.
Through education and training GM AHSN’s work will ensure a culture of patient safety and a high quality workforce for the future.
GM AHSN will need to ensure it can bring the skills and insight from service improvement science to the adoption and spread of innovations that lead to improved patient and population health outcomes and more cost-effective services.
GM AHSN’s governance arrangements will agree a mandate for improvement and use the commissioning and contracts system to deliver the business plan.
GM AHSN has a number of key workforce priorities.
GM AHSN will become the focus for enabling industry, academia, clinical commissioning groups and the providers of NHS funded services to collaborate.