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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.

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...