Update on research and innovation infrastructure


Chair: Professor Gary A Ford, CBE, FMedSci, Vice Chair AHSN Network; CEO, Oxford Academic Health Science Network; Consultant Physician, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust; Professor of Stroke Medicine, University of Oxford


Professor Eileen Kaner – Director, NIHR ARC North East and North Cumbria

Professor Mike Roberts – Managing Director, UCLPartners Academic Health Science System

Zoë Lelliott - Chief Executive, Health Innovation Network (The AHSN for south London)


Session summary:

 The AHSN Network explores its work around understanding NHS priorities for health and care innovation and how collaboration with research partners including new Applied Research Collaboratives (ARCs) and Academic Health Science Centres (AHSCs) are responding to these needs. Speakers will focus on addressing the four priority areas which emerged from the 2019 national research and innovation needs survey commissioned by the AHSN Network: workforce challenges, mental health, multimorbidity and use of digital technologies and artificial intelligence.


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