Each AHSN issues challenges in response to defined NHS needs. They describe the needs of the NHS in a local or national context and are shown on the AHSN page. They set out the market opportunity for an innovator – you can also view all challenges across the AHSN network.
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Early Intervention Opportunities in Mental Health
Everyone’s mental health goes through periods of good and periods of bad, however, for those who are experiencing significant mental ill-health it can be challenging to identify what support would be best for them. With many services managing crisis, there is a need for more early intervention opportunities in the health landscape.
With great healthcare need comes a demand for skilled professionals to support a diverse population. Finding the right people for the right job in the right area can be incredibly challenging leading to skilled specialist staff being over-utilised, general workforce pressures and significant knock-on effects in times of absence.