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SBRI Healthcare funding awarded to three net zero innovations to improve patient care and accelerate a greener NHS

SBRI Healthcare has awarded £6 million to 18 innovations, including three companies supported by the West of England AHSN, that will help to improve patient care and save money while making the NHS greener. The funding is being granted through two SBRI Healthcare competitions – both of which aim to support the NHS in its…

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Virtual therapy platform secures SBRI Healthcare funding to support stroke patients in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire

Evolv – the developer of EvolvRehab®, a CE+UKCA marked virtual therapy platform used to treat neurological and age-related conditions from hospital to home, has been awarded a share of £5 million funding from SBRI Healthcare, in collaboration with the Stroke Association, to support stroke patients. The company, which was supported by the West of England…

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Working together to reduce caesarean birth infections

The West of England AHSN is working collaboratively with the region’s six acute maternity hospital trusts on a new project to reduce surgical site infections (SSI) following caesarean births. In March 2023 the first wave of four trusts launched their use of the locally developed PreCiSSIon (Preventing Caesarean Birth Surgical Site Infection) care bundle. The…

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Reducing high blood pressure health inequalities

The West of England AHSN has been supporting the region’s Integrated Care Systems (ICS) and a number of Primary Care Networks (PCNs) to adopt a new framework for optimising blood pressure. The framework seeks to improve patient safety by effectively managing high blood pressure and reducing heart attacks, strokes and cases of vascular dementia. This…

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Speakers announced for Bridging the Gap 2023 – Integrated Care Systems: What Innovators Need to Know

Calling all health and technology innovators! Would you like to improve your understanding of Integrated Care Systems (ICSs)? Are you keen to adapt your innovation to this evolving landscape? On 22 March 2023, the South West AHSN, along with West of England, Wessex and Kent Surrey Sussex AHSNs are hosting the AHSN Network’s flagship Bridging…

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my mhealth awarded £499,780 SBRI Healthcare funding to accelerate the adoption of digitally enhanced respiratory care pathways

my mhealth – a company which provides digital therapeutic platforms to support the management of long-term health has been awarded a share of £2.7 million in funding from SBRI Healthcare to support people with respiratory diseases. The company, which received bid writing support from the West of England AHSN to secure the funding, was one…

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