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Newsletter Issue 3 - Jan 2014

'There are huge opportunities to do more with what we have'


It was standing room only at the Oxfordshire locality event

More than 80 people heard representatives from the NHS, academia and industry set out how the Oxford AHSN will ensure all are pulling in the same direction to promote adoption of innovation – at speed and scale – to bring real and lasting benefits for patients and the partner organisations.
Read more >>>          Click here to download the presentations

Masters course will drive innovation

The Oxford AHSN and Health Education Thames Valley are supporting a Masters qualification which will give successful candidates a real opportunity to improve patient care. The application process is under way for seven Fellowship posts funded by the Oxford AHSN starting in autumn 2014. Read more >>>

Working on an app? Tell us more

We are hosting an event for all interested in healthcare-related smartphone apps.
The free session at the Oxford Science Park on Tuesday 29 January (5-7pm) will cover what support is available and provide an opportunity to network with others developing apps.
To help us get the programme right we are asking people to complete a
quick survey by 24 January covering any experiences you have had developing apps. Book your place or call 01865 338428 for more information.
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Knighthood for Prof Peter Ratcliffe

Prof Peter Ratcliffe, FRS, Nuffield Professor of Clinical Medicine at the University of Oxford, was knighted for services to clinical medicine in the New Year Honours. Prof Ratcliffe leads research into hypoxia - low oxygen levels - an important element of many diseases. He is also director of Target Discovery Institute.

Look out for the next Oxford AHSN newsletter in early February.

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