Medilink West Midlands, the industry gateway for the West Midlands Academic Health Science Network, has been busy sourcing local manufacturers to produce high-quality surgical gowns for the regions NHS trusts. With work now underway, the region will benefit from up to 25,000 extra surgical gowns being produced a week.
The West Midlands Academic Health Science Network (WMAHSN) and the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) have joined forces to help support the region’s Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) supply during the current COVID-19 pandemic.
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West Midlands Academic Health Science Network (WMAHSN) to launch new innovation exchange platform. Designed to match healthcare challenges with solutions, and the healthcare ecosystem interacting and working together to improve the health.
16th December 2019
Medilink West Midlands will host its annual Medical and Healthcare Business Awards on Thursday 13 February 2020, where the life sciences, healthcare and med-tech community will come together to celebrate the ‘best of the best’, and shine a light on the brilliance within the region. The awards are set to take place at The Burlington […]
The West Midlands Academic Health Science Network (WMAHSN) has launched a Digital Health and Skills Lab. Located within the Serendip Digital Health Quarter in Birmingham, the lab provides a space for the co-design of digital innovations, bringing together health tech businesses, clinicians and patients to develop and test solutions. It is designed to support the WMAHSN’s mission to increase investment in West Midlands life sciences, and to improve the health and wellbeing of people in the region.
4th December 2019
The West Midlands Academic Health Science Network (WMAHSN) scooped three awards at the prestigious ideasUK conference, held in Edinburgh on the 13 / 14 November, including the Idea of the Year Award for the Safer Provision and Caring Excellence (SPACE) QI Programme, which sets out to improve the care offered to elderly patients.
28th March 2019
“Positive reinforcement is not always valued in the NHS and community care, we tend to look at what’s gone wrong – rather than what’s gone right – to boost staff morale improve patient safety. Appreciative Inquiry turns that notion on its head to affect real change and is already showing great results in healthcare”.
27th March 2019
The West Midlands Academic Health Science Network (WMAHSN) have published a new campaign on Meridian seeking innovations and solutions for delaying and managing the onset of frailty.