Eastern Academic Health Science Network

Eastern Academic Health Science Network

The Eastern Academic Science Network (EAHSN) is here to spread innovation at pace and scale - improving health and generating economic growth.

Telephone: 01223 661 500
Address: Unit C, Magog Court, Shelford Bottom
Postcode: CB22 3AD
Country: United Kingdom
Website: http://www.eahsn.org
Membership type:Founder Member

As the only bodies that connect NHS and academic organisations, local authorities, the third sector and industry, we are catalysts that create the right conditions to facilitate change across whole health and social care economies, with a clear focus on improving outcomes for patients.

This means we are uniquely placed to identify and spread health innovation at pace and scale; driving the adoption and spread of innovative ideas and technologies across large populations.


Project aims to help people live well with hearing loss

Eastern Academic Health Science Network is supporting a community project offering free advice and support to people in Cambridge with hearing loss concerns or diagnosis.

12 June 2018Read in full

NHS Readiness banner

Are you a healthcare company that needs advice on how to get your product into the NHS?

If you need advice, the Eastern Academic Health Science Network can help you at one of their free NHS Readiness events.

5 June 2018Read in full

Check your heartbeat in 30 seconds

Check your heartbeat in 30 seconds at your local hospital tomorrow

Cambridgeshire residents are invited to check their heart rhythm and learn more about heart health and stroke prevention with health professionals for National Stroke Awareness Month.

31 May 2018Read in full

New pathway improves communications and safety for medications

Patients being discharged from hospital care are set to benefit from a new system that enables and speeds up communication with community pharmacists, improving patient safety.

10 May 2018Read in full

Dr Hasan Chowhan / Dr Alina Roser

New podcast features GPs pioneering genomics projects to help improve accuracy of prescribing

In the third 'Primary Care Talks' podcast just released, host Dr Hasan Chowhan discusses bringing first-of-a-kind genomic testing projects into primary care with Cambridge GP, Dr Alina Roser.

24 April 2018Read in full

Piers Ricketts

Eastern AHSN appoints new Chief Executive

Eastern Academic Health Science Network (Eastern AHSN) is pleased to announce that Piers Ricketts has been appointed as Chief Executive. Piers will take up the role in April following the impending retirement of Steve Feast, who has been the Managing Director of Eastern AHSN since January 2016.

12 March 2018Read in full

Matt Hancock parliamentary reception

Life sciences partnership in the East calls on government to back a new global accelerator

Life Sciences partners from across the East are calling on the government to support the creation of a new global accelerator based in the Eastern region, for the UK to take an overarching and strategic approach to the development of life sciences innovation.

9 March 2018Read in full

New genomics projects innovate primary care for the Eastern region

Primary care services in the east of England will benefit from two innovative projects being planned to improve outcomes through personalised medicine, using genetics to enhance care delivery.

1 March 2018Read in full

Tech for heart health

Thousands of patients to benefit from new tech for National Heart Month

The NHS is rolling out innovative new technology across the east of England to prevent 500 strokes and save 125 more lives, as part of a national campaign launched to help thousands of patients across the country.

16 February 2018Read in full

Independent review recognises SBRI Healthcare programme as ‘the best role model’

SBRI Healthcare, an NHS England funded programme that supports innovative companies to solve healthcare problems, welcomes the release of an independent review by David Connell which examines how the UK government can maximise the impact of the Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI) as part of the government’s Industrial Strategy.

29 November 2017Read in full

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