Research was undertaken between January and November 2020, to determine approaches and challenges to spread and adoption across the AHSN Network – focusing on the period January 2018 to January 2020.

The study sought to:

  • Generate a before unknown aggregated view of approaches and challenges
  • Understand the range and type of approaches in use
  • Explore one AHSN national programme (TCAM) in depth
  • Share learning back to AHSNs and beyond
  • Further increase the 15 AHSNs’ capability to spread innovation.

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