We work closely with colleagues in health and care organisations and in the region’s two system partnerships, to help meet their needs for improvement and innovation.

This is through leading or facilitating improvement programmes and communities of practice; providing coaching; and producing insights about relevant innovations.

Some of our team are embedded within the region's two system partnerships, managing collaborations and helping to identify, adopt and implement best practice and innovations.

We deliver National Patient Safety Improvement Programmes through our partnership with NHS Improvement and the AHSN Network, focussed on maternity/neonatal care; deterioration; mental health; and care homes.

Our Coaching Academy delivers coaching and leads innovator communities to support a culture of innovation and improvement, with a combination of core programmes and bespoke offers designed to meet specific needs. These are aimed at leaders, innovators and others involved in improvement and innovation.


We help organisations to implement innovations through national programmes such as the Accelerated Access Collaborative (AAC) Rapid Uptake Products.

And we deliver national innovation programmes commissioned by NHS England/Improvement, along with fellow AHSNs in the national AHSN Network.

To meet urgent needs for improvement and pathway change, our team curates relevant products, providing insights into the functionality, evidence base and costs. Examples of this insight work can be found here.

We deliver a range of award-winning initiatives to identify atrial fibrillation, improve treatments and prevent stroke. This pioneering work is estimated to have saved a potential 300 strokes in four years.

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