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 Collaborate - Practice worth sharing

Read Collaborate issue 19- 7 December 2​016

The Darzi Fellowship is now in full swing; we are so pleased to support this programme and I encourage you all to consider whether you have projects worthy of the fellowship grant

Collaborate issue 18 - 23 November 2016

I am also delighted to report that we are supporting HEEKSS with the first ever Darzi Fellowship in Kent, Surrey and Sussex for 2017.

Collaborate issue 17 - 9 November 2016

I have been blown away by the positive comments and complimentary feedback KSS AHSN received in the 2016 Stakeholder Survey.

Collaborate issue 16 - 26 October 2016

This week we saw the launch of the much anticipated Accelerated Access Review final report. AHSNs are mentioned throughout, but particularly in section 5 from p.49.

Collaborate issue 15 - 12 October 2016

This edition has an international feel, with details of our recent trip to Southern Denmark where we learned more about co-creation of care.

Collaborate issue 14 - 28 September 2016

The TIHM for dementia test bed has gone live! Find out more about the project and its recruitment drive. Plus info on funding, awards, research and events

Collaborate issue 13 - 14 September 2016

This week we'd like to present a social blog - showing you our favourite and most memorable moments from the 2 day Health & Care Innovation Expo drawn from social media.

Collaborate issue 12 - 1 September 2016

There are 850,000 people in the UK living with dementia. It currently costs the NHS £26.3bn a year. Our pop up university session at the Health and Care Innovation Expo will detail what we hope to achieve from our recent Internet of Things . .

Collaborate issue 11 - 17 August 2016

This week we invite Tony Kelly, Director of KSS Patient Safety Collaborative to write a blog on The National Patient Safety Congress, an event in the year that provides the opportunity for reflection on achievements over the previous 12 months

Collaborate issue 10 - 3 August 2016

Focus on: a collaborative blog! Guy Boersma, Liz Mear and Deborah Evans reflect on their time in the AHSN.

Collaborate Issue 9 - 20 July 2016

Focus on: Mouth care matters. After a recent expose in The Times which revealled many care homes ignored their residents oral hygine, Guy Boersma discusses the ambitious KSS programme to tacle this problem.

Collaborate Issue 8 - 6 July 2016

Focus on: a guest blog from Tracey Faraday-Drake on end of life care following the QHC report exposing that many older people are treated beyond what is beneficial. Guy Boersma celebrates East Sussex Better Together's 100 week milestone.

Collaborate Issue 7 - 23 June 2016

Focus on: NHS Innovation Accelerator (NIV) and how we can tackle 3 population health based challenges: prevention, earlier intervention and long term condition management. Guy Boersma reflects on how we are supporting early intervention in sepsis.

Collaborate Issue 6 - 15 June 2016

This issue showcases all our KSS AHSN publications; our Annual Review, our Impact Report and our new animation

 Latest News

SBRI Healthcare looks to improve young lives

£900K awarded to develop innovations that support self-care and independence in children with long term conditions​

Innovative British healthcare companies invited to take part in Texas medtech mission

Pioneering UK healthcare companies keen to develop or strengthen partnerships in Texas are being urged to take part in the next medtech mission to the state.

KSS Leadership and Innovation Awards 2017

Do you know someone who goes above and beyond their role to make a difference? Now’s the time to nominate them for an award! Read on...

Stakeholder survey 2016

The results are in and we are delighted to be able to share them with you! It is always important for us to know if we are meeting the needs of our members and partners and it was great to receive that endorsement from you all. Read in full...

NIA innovators announced, 9 November 2016

BREAKING NEWS: NHS England Medical Director Sir Bruce Keogh and Professor Robert Wachter announce 8 health innovations to join the NHS Innovation Accelerator programme; three of which are from KSS!