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Creating Academic Health Science Networks

Posted on 9th October, 2012

Academic Health Science Networks (AHSN) are being created to foster strong working relationships between the NHS, Universities and Industry. The South West Peninsula partners are bidding to create the most successful AHSN in the country and aims:

  • To become a UK and global exemplar of research participation and discovery
  • To spread innovation and best practice to make services the best they can be
  • To create a step change in wealth creation through enhanced commercial activity and employment opportunities.
Devon Partnership NHS Trust is one of the partners in the bid. In addition to our research programme we have two exemplar Innovation Case Studies included in the prospectus, namely, Brain-in-Hand and Neighbourhood Health Watch. For more information about Academic Health Science Networks and to see the full prospectus bid, please click here