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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 and was formerly known as the Oxford Academic Health Science Centre

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

AHSN – Academic Health Science Network

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

BHF – British Heart Foundation