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National survey of local innovation and research needs of the NHS
The AHSN Network commissioned an independent research consultancy, ComRes, to design, implement and deliver a survey that would provide a detailed understanding of the innovation and research needs at local level and across all AHSNs, the findings of this survey were published in April 2019.
Hospify is the first clinical messaging app to be made available on the NHS Apps Library. The app provides an NHS-compliant platform for sending and receiving messages. It can be used by clinicians to share patient information.
AliveCor developed a portable ECG device to detect undiagnosed atrial fibrillation (AF). With the AHSN network the product has now been taken up across 11 AHSN areas and has contributed to the detection of 365 patients with undiagnosed AF in one year. This means that the equivalent of one stroke per day has been prevented by this work, saving lives, reducing disability, and saving almost £8.5 million for the NHS and social care service.
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Medical Research Council
The CiC scheme provides annual awards of up to £1 Million to institutions to flexibly support a portfolio of early stage translational research projects. Confidence in Concept. Deadline: 5 February 2020
Tech challenge launched to offer digital support during COVID-19 outbreak
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