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A MUCH NEEDED GLOSSARY – and there will be more

The NHS and other organisations love acronyms!!

The page tries to explain these:

OAHP – Oxford Academic Health Partners is an Academic Health Science Centre or AHSC

Oxford AHSN is our partner Academic Health Science Network – 15 across England and making up the AHSN Network

OH – Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust

OUH – Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

OBU – Oxford Brookes University

UoO  – University of Oxford

DHSC – Department of Health and Social Care

NIHR – National Institute for Health Research

NIHR BRC – Biomedical Research Centre

NIHR ARC – Applied Research Collaborative

NIHR MIC – Community Healthcare MedTech and In Vitro Diagnostics Co-operative

NIHR CRN – Clinical Research Network

NHS = National Health Service – NHSE – E for England – NHSI – I for Improvement

LSIS – Life Sciences Industrial Strategy

AAC – Accelerated Access Collaborative