We help health and care teams in south London benefit from innovation faster

Health Innovation Network is the Academic Health Science Network (AHSN) for south London, one of 15 AHSNs across England. We are the bodies uniquely established to connect NHS and academic organisations, local authorities, the third sector and industry, in order to increase the spread and adoption of innovation across large populations, at pace and scale.

Learn more about our priorities in our Strategy 2021-26.

Our expertise and services

We are an NHS team that works flexibly across the health and care sector, industry, academia and in partnership with south London residents to speed up innovation and improve care. We advise, support and connect teams to successfully adopt innovation. Whether you are a member in south London or another organisation seeking innovation support, you can contact us at any time to discuss your innovation project and see how we can help.

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  • In 2022, the Health Innovation Network launched an Involvement Strategy that represents a refresh in thinking and effort to co-produce health innovation. Part of this strategy was a new Lived Experien
  • Involving the public is crucial to ensuring health and care services are designed as effectively as possible. However, it can be difficult to get the language of involvement right. Alice Beaumont, in the HIN’s Insights team, shares what we’ve learnt about using appropriate language around involvement and how this can help improve engagement.
  • The NHS have received long-term loan offers of FeNO devices to improve access to lung function testing in primary care/the community. This initiative can support the mobilisation of quality-assured R

Featured projects

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  • BP@Home Evaluation

    During the Covid-19 pandemic, blood pressure monitoring within primary care decreased. Remote blood pressure monitoring was identified as a priority for cardiovascular disease (CVD) management to ensu

  • Tackling Myasthenia Gravis

    Myasthenia gravis (MG) is one of several thousand known diseases affecting fewer than one in 2,000 people. It is a rare disease and has not received the attention it deserves. We were funded by UCB to

  • Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Fellowship

    The CVD Prevention Fellowship was a quality improvement programme for primary care clinicians in south London.

Featured resources

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  • Virtual Ward Models in South West London Evaluation

    The Health Innovation Network (HIN) Insights team was jointly commissioned by the @home team and the London Digital team at NHS England to undertake an evaluation aiming to understand the role of virt

  • What are the advantages and disadvantages of remote monitoring for patients?

    The arrival of COVID-19 in 2020 bought huge challenges to the way healthcare was delivered. Remote monitoring technology helped to meet those challenges by allowing people to be cared for in the comfo

  • Innovating London’s musculoskeletal services

    The London MSK Improvement Network is a learning and sharing forum directed towards multidisciplinary professionals involved in delivering, leading or managing musculoskeletal services in London. The