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Newsletter Issue 2 - December 2013

What have we done so far?

Chief Executive Prof Gary Ford CBE highlights key areas of progress

I am delighted to join the Oxford AHSN team which has done so much to develop partnership working across our member organisations in the last year. We have two main aims:
  1. To improve the health of our patients through speeding up adoption of innovation into practice

  2. To support wealth creation in the Oxford AHSN partners and wider English economy.

We will achieve these aims by helping our partners be more successful through facilitating and supporting collaboration and partnership working. Read more >>>

'Good ideas are out there at the front line'

NHS England Medical Director Sir Bruce Keogh on
creating a better climate for innovation

We've moved!

The Oxford AHSN is now based on the Oxford Science Park - a life sciences hub which is home to some of our partners. We have meeting rooms, hot desks and free parking. More from Amy Shearman

Map that app!

Oxford AHSN is working with NHS Innovations to promote healthcare smartphone app development and commercialisation. An event on 29 January will cover handy hints and demonstrations of apps already launched successfully in the region including a defibrillator locator and a game for children with diabetes. Book your place now. More details in the next newsletter.

Come and find out more about us

The latest opportunity to find out more about the Oxford AHSN is in Oxford on Weds 18 December. In November over 50 people came to a similar event in Reading (pictured). More are planned across the Oxford AHSN area in 2014.

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

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