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Award winning TV presenters to host Health and Care Innovation EXPO 2017

Gavin Esler and Jenny Kleeman are hosting this years’ NHS Health and Innovation Care Expo, to be held at Manchester Central Convention Centre. The Expo showcases examples of innovation within...

£86 million of funding available for innovation

The government has announced new funding of up to £86 million for UK firms to develop medical breakthroughs.
The package will allow small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) to develop and...

Digital child health events project – online survey

Your views are sought in regard to the content of a standard for a digital child health record. To help out please fill in the short survey.

National Mortality Review Training Dates

Access training to be able to conduct mortality reviews. Delivered by the Royal College of Physicians

Search commences for innovative solutions to transform cancer screening and diagnosis

A search for innovations with the ability to transform cancer screening, and facilitate earlier and faster diagnosis launches on 25 July 2017. SBRI Healthcare - an NHS England investment fund led...

AHSNs to be relicensed as NHS ‘centrepiece for innovation’

NHS England has today (21 July) confirmed its intention to relicense England’s 15 Academic Health Science Networks.
NHS England’s Board met today and considered a report from National Director...

Manchester diagnostic device offers increased detection of cervical cancer

A pioneering diagnostic device identifies more abnormal cells on the cervix than standard colposcopy, according to data published in two European clinical papers.

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.