NHS Tayside and the University of Dundee have signed a Strategic Partnership Agreement capturing their commitment to the continued development of the Academic Health Science Partnership (AHSP) in Tayside.
NHS Tayside Chairman John Brown and Principal of University of Dundee Professor Sir Pete Downes attended the AHSP board meeting to sign the SPA agreement.
Established in May 2014, AHSP brings together NHS Tayside and the University of Dundee around the shared objective of increasing innovation to drive health and social care improvement.
In addition to a strong academic, health and social care provider partnership, the AHSP is industry, third sector and local authority facing. This model of collaboration drives synergy and integration in research, innovation, service improvement and education and training of health & social care professionals to achieve better health outcomes and job and wealth creation.