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Launch of the META Tool

NICE Scientific Advice and Greater Manchester AHSN are welcoming you to the launch of the META Tool!

Invitation to ‘Meet the NIA’

Find out all you need to know about the NHS Innovation Accelerator (NIA) by coming along to one of our ‘Meet the NIA’ information events.

University of Manchester Conducts New Building Resistance to Antibiotics Study

The Health eResearch Centre at the University of Manchester, in collaboration with Public Health England and the NHS, is currently evaluating how antibiotics are being used by general practices and...

NHS Innovation and Technology Payment (ITP)

In his speech at last week's NHS Confederation Conference, Simon Stevens, Chief Executive of NHS England, announced the launch of the NHS Innovation and Technology Payment (ITP). This...

NHS accelerator launches international call for high-impact innovations to join its 2017 cohort

A NEW search for the world’s best healthcare innovations to help improve patients’ lives launches on 14 June, focussing on key NHS priorities including mental health, primary care, and urgent and...

Applying for Q in Greater Manchester

On Thursday 8th June, GM AHSN held a webinar to help support applicants for the Q initiative in Greater Manchester.

2,000th Manchester patient takes part in 100K Genomes Project

Kidney patient Christine Mather has become the 2,000th person in Greater Manchester to take part in a project that is transforming the diagnosis and treatment of rare diseases.

Report highlights benefits of collaboration between CCGs and AHSNs

NHS Clinical Commissioners (NHSCC) and the Academic Health Science Networks (AHSNs) have launched a new joint report that shows how collaboration between clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) and...

MIMIT FORUM: Innovation Opportunities

MIMIT (Manchester: Improving Medicine with Innovation and Technology) is offering innovators a chance to work on solutions to REAL Clinical Needs Projects to be presented at this Forum

How to develop evidence and commissioning for your medical device

Are you: A Medical or Health Technology Small to Medium Enterprise?  Wanting your devices to be trialled or evaluated?  Unsure on how to get your products procured by the...

PRSB Child health events survey - birth details and new born review

NHS Digital, in collaboration with the Professional Record Standards Body (PRSB), are developing the information sharing requirements for the community child health record which includes the...

NIHR Child Prosthetics Industry Collaboration Survey

On the 20th September 2016 the Department of Health announced a total of £1.5M funding for child prosthetic research and technology. The national Child Prosthetics Research Collaboration will bring...

Mancxit? Health and Social Care Devolution in Manchester

Manchester Academic Health Science Centre (MAHSC)'s Cardiovascular Domain is holding an event to examine the impact of health and social care devolution on the care of cardiovascular conditions.

NHS England's Innovation and Technology Tariff

NHS England plans to fast-track the introduction of six new types of medical technology products and apps during 2017/18 through the Innovation and Technology Tariff (ITT). The ITT removes the need...

Revolutionary or Radical changes in food allergy management

Hosted by the Manchester Medical Society, this meeting is for paediatricians and paediatric health professionals in GM, particularly those treating children with food allergies. The teaching...

Help us to find high impact innovations to benefit patients, local residents and NHS staff.

This summer, the NHS Innovation Accelerator (NIA) will recruit a further eight Innovation Fellows with evidence-based, ready-for-use innovations which address two or three themes identified as...

Innovation labs: enabling older people to live independent, healthier lives.

Partners in a number of local authority areas across the North West of England are coming together for a one-day event to collaborate, share data using the Data Mill North open data repository and...

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

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...

New opportunities for Small and Medium Enterprises in Greater Manchester and East Cheshire

Working in partnership with the GM Business Growth Hub and the Innovation Agency (North West Coast AHSN), Greater Manchester Academic Health Science Network (GM AHSN) is helping Small and Medium...

myAsthma now available through LloydsPharmacy Online Doctor

Digital Health pioneers my mhealth have teamed up with LloydsPharmacy Online Doctor to deliver the myAsthma app to their patients.