Rugby fan urges people to be on the ball when it comes to knowing their pulse

16 November 2019

A rugby fan from Widnes is urging people to be on the ball and “know their pulse” during Global AF Aware Week 2019. Launching on Monday, November 18, GAFAW19 is dedicated to raising awareness of atrial fibrillation (AF), an irregular pulse that affects millions of people worldwide and, if left untreated, can lead to stroke.


Collaborative helps GP practices to find hundreds more people with AF

1 November 2019

Over 500 patients have been identified with atrial fibrillation (AF) in the last six months thanks to an improvement programme involving 24 GP practices.


Awards honour outstanding suppliers

24 October 2019

A host of health and care organisations and small businesses from across the North West Coast have collected honours in this year’s NHS in the North Excellence in Supply Awards. The awards, hosted by the NHS Northern Customer Board and the Innovation Agency, celebrate the work of businesses, third sector organisations and the NHS in collaborating to deliver great patient care.


Nominate now – North West Coast Research and Innovation Awards

24 October 2019

The search is on for the North West Coast’s most inspiring clinical research and innovation teams and individuals whose work is making a difference to people’s lives.
The North West Coast Research and Innovation Awards 2020 are open for nominations. The awards will celebrate success and the excellent work being undertaken in health and care across the region, demonstrating the impact of clinical research and innovation on patient and social care.


Innovation Agency champions diversity in innovation

21 October 2019

A campaign is underway by the Innovation Agency and the AHSN Network to increase diversity in health innovation.

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