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.


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

Active+ part of supported self care, key to improving health

Supported self-care is key to improving health and wellbeing; reducing hospital admissions

Projects in the East of England have proven that a combination of supported self-care is empowering people to take back control of their health and wellbeing.

16 November 2017Read in full

Hospital operating theatre

Competition hopes to find innovative solutions in mental health and technology in surgery

A new SBRI Healthcare competition is being launched by NHS England in partnership with the Academic Health Science Networks (AHSNs) to find innovative new products and services in mental health and technology in surgery.

24 October 2017Read in full

Funding for innovations with the ability to transform cancer screening and diagnosis

A search for innovations with the ability to transform cancer screening, and facilitate earlier and faster diagnosis is underway. SBRI Healthcare - an NHS England investment fund led by the AHSN Network – invites entrepreneurs to apply for up to £1.1 million investment to develop innovations.

18 August 2017Read in full

AHSNs to be relicensed as NHS ‘centrepiece for innovation’

NHS England has confirmed its intention to relicense England’s 15 Academic Health Science Networks.

26 July 2017Read in full

Broadcaster and journalist Jennie Bond at the event

Avoiding ‘slipperdom’: how can we better support communities to live and age well?

Over 200 people gathered at the Wellcome Genome Conference Centre in Cambridge to challenge the negative perceptions of growing older. The event, chaired by Councillor Colin Noble, Leader of Suffolk County Council explored how public services can better support residents to live well and age well.

21 July 2017Read in full

NHS accelerator launches international call for high-impact innovations

A search for the world’s best healthcare innovations to help improve patients’ lives closes on 26 July. It seeks applications focused on key NHS priorities including mental health, primary care, and urgent and emergency care.

11 July 2017Read in full

conference focuses on postive ageing

Conference looks at how to support communities to live well and age well

With a significant ageing demographic, the East of England is well positioned to be at the leading edge of accelerating the testing and scale-up of self-care technology and health services in a way which can help make ageing work better for everyone.

14 June 2017Read in full

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