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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.

BRIDGING THE GAP: Event

TITCH (Technology Innovation Transforming Child Health) is a national healthcare technology network that has been established to support the development of technology solutions to help improve...

Improving outcomes, cutting costs: Procuring NIA innovations via the NHS Innovation and Technology Tariff

Hosted by the NHS Innovation Accelerator (NIA), in partnership with local Academic Health Science Networks (AHSNs): Greater Manchester AHSN, the Innovation Agency, North East and North Cumbria...

Manchester Ecosystem Meeting: April

The next quarterly meeting of the Manchester Connected Health Ecosystem will be held on Thursday 20th April at MSP Citylabs with registration from 9am.

GM AHSN announces the launch of a new business case model for AF-related stroke prevention developed in collaboration with PHE

Public Health England (PHE) and the Academic Health Science Networks (AHSNs) have collaborated on a nationwide programme to identify locally targeted initiatives that aim to reduce rates of Atrial...

Supporting a digital solution to diabetes foot health

Entec Health Ltd, a Surrey-based healthcare innovation company, has successfully engaged via GM AHSN’s Innovation Nexus with two lead clinicians at Central Manchester University Hospitals...

MAHSE launches its Service Improvement & Innovation Fellowships

The Manchester Academy for Healthcare Scientist Education (MAHSE) is now accepting applications for its Service Improvement and Innovation Fellowships scheme which is aimed at healthcare science...

Early Diagnosis Industry Challenge - 22 February to 30 March 2017

The national Cancer Vanguard recently launched a unique and innovative opportunity for a select group of industry, academic or third sector partners to work on a project improving the early...

Samantha Jones of NHS England's New Care Models programme pays a visit to GM AHSN

On Monday 20 February GM AHSN hosted Samantha Jones, Director of the New Care Models programme at our headquarters in Citylabs, Manchester.

Thousands at risk of death from silent heart condition in Greater Manchester

The majority of people with inherited high cholesterol condition are ‘needlessly undiagnosed’, says UK’s leading heart research charity.

Landmark Ageing Conference to be held in Greater Manchester

The Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) is to stage a landmark conference on ageing.