Academic Health Science Networks

There are 15 Academic Health Science Networks (AHSNs) in England – established during 2013/14 by NHS England as a product of the Government’s Innovation, Health and Wealth strategy.

The two key objectives of the Networks are to improve health and generate economic growth. They do this through connecting academics, NHS, researchers and industry to accelerate the process of innovation and facilitate the adoption and spread of innovative ideas and technologies across large populations.