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Landmark Ageing Conference to be held in Greater Manchester

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

GM AHSN's Spring Engagement Event - Registration Now Open!

Following on from our two successful events in 2016, we are now pleased to announce the agenda for our engagement event, on Wednesday 15 March at The Place Aparthotel, Manchester.

Caroline Poole at the Simple Telehealth Conference

Caroline Poole, Clinical Improvement Lead at Pennine Care NHS Trust recently attended the Simple Telehealth National Conference in Stoke-on-Trent to give a presentation entitled: “Sustainability...

The award winning, NICE-approved ESCAPE-pain programme for the management of osteoarthritis is now available as a free app.

Produced for the NHS by the Health Innovation Network and Salaso Health Solution Ltd, the ESCAPE-pain app is available free from the Apple App Store

4S DAWN and AHSNs working together to broaden access to key TTR data and improve the management of AF nationwide

For the past two years, Academic Health Science Networks (AHSNs) and Public Health England (PHE) have been working to expand access to key healthcare datasets that allow evaluation of the patient...

Pressures in Acute Sector are target for SBRI Healthcare funding

£700K investment in innovations that target hospital efficiency

Stroke Association State of the Nation Report 2017 released

The Stroke Association, a key partner supporting GM AHSN with its AF-prevention work, has today published its 'State of the Nation' report for 2017

Greater Manchester Ageing Hub Conference

The Greater Manchester Ageing Hub is pleased to announce its first conference which will be held on 16 February 2017 at the Museum of Science and Industry. The Ageing Hub will build on previous...

Innovative British healthcare companies invited to take part in Texas ‘medtech’ mission

Pioneering UK healthcare companies keen to develop or strengthen partnerships in Texas are being urged to take part in the next medtech mission to the state.

GM AHSN Christmas Round-Up

A festive round-up of our achievements this year!

VIDEO: GM AHSN, MAHSC & STFC Hartree Centre Cognitive Computing Event

Greater Manchester Academic Health Science Network (GM AHSN), the Manchester Academic Health Science Centre (MAHSC) and the Greater Manchester & Eastern Cheshire Strategic Clinical Network in...

Technologies that ease pressure on urgent and emergency care services receive financial backing

With Accident and Emergency pressures well reported and as waiting times reach their highest level in more than a decade, SBRI Healthcare today announced £4.3 million investment in new technologies...

Digital healthcare innovation series: "internet of things", wearables, sensors, assistive devices

Following on from the success of The innovator's roadmap: From idea to reality RSM professionals and NHS Innovations South West have announced their next venture, the Digital healthcare...

North expertise in ageing awarded at Brussels ceremony.

Four Northern health organisations have received international recognition, for their excellence in active and healthy ageing, at a ceremony as part of the European Summit on Digital Innovation for...

Greater Manchester Diabetes Partnership - New report published

The Greater Manchester Diabetes Partnership, a collaboration between the NHS and the pharmaceutical industry under the auspices of the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI), has...

Applications now open for Improvement Science for Leaders

GM AHSN is working with Improvement Science experts Haelo on another exciting programme designed to promote improvement in NHS organisations.

GM AHSN announces development of new AHSN-wide business case model for AF-related stroke prevention

Following last week’s AF Aware Week, and nationwide focus on Atrial Fibrillation (AF), we announce the development of a new AHSN-wide Business Case Model that will target resources to improve...

Innovation Nexus recognised for excellence in supporting life science businesses

Greater Manchester Academic Health Science Network (GM AHSN) has been honoured with Bionow’s 2016 Business Services Award for its Innovation Nexus service which provides healthcare SMEs with and...

GM AHSN, MAHSC & STFC Hartree Centre Cognitive Computing Event

Cara Afzal, Programme Development Lead for Health and Implementation at GM AHSN feeds back on a recent event about how cognitive computing can be used to improve healthcare.

Mobilise the NHS - November 2016

On Friday 18th November we hosted the first of two Mobilise the NHS events at Ziferblat, Manchester.