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Oxford AHSN Best Public-Private Collaboration shortlist revealed

Three successful partnerships have been shortlisted for the Oxford AHSN Best Public-Private Collaboration prize. The shortlisted entries (in no particular order) are:

  • The DIABLO consortium

Bedford Hospital NHS Trust, Cranfield University and Cascade Technologies Ltd – Rapid detection of C. difficile infection at point of care applying laser sensor technology to healthcare

  • Isansys Lifecare and Birmingham Children’s Hospital

Remote monitoring technology capturing real-time patient observation data wirelessly enabling more home-based care being tested in NHS hospitals including Birmingham Children’s Hospital

  • Collaboration between the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Oxford, the National Institute for Health Research and P1vital

Developing an ‘emotional test battery’ leading to better treatment for depression through a new drug and quicker and more effective support in primary care following diagnosis

The winner will be announced during the OBN Awards night on 1 October. The Oxford AHSN Best Public-Private Collaboration prize is now in its second year. The 2014 winner was Cranfield University/Bedford Hospital for a diagnostic tool to measure bone density in the community.

See the full OBN awards shortlist here >