We help health and care teams in south London benefit from innovation faster
What we’re up to
New training video supports care home staff to detect deterioration
Wessex and the West of England Academic Health Science Networks (AHSNs), funded by Health Education England, have collaborated to produce a series of free videos and e-learning materials to support staff working in care homes to care for residents who are at risk of deterioration.
Tech challenge launched to offer digital support during COVID-19 outbreak
Tech challenge has launched to combat effects of social isolation with £500,000 worth of Government funding available to start work within weeks.
How is the AHSN Network supporting these response to COVID-19
Our NHS and social care partners are mobilising at scale in response to COVID-19. The 15 AHSNs are supporting them to take full advantage of the most relevant innovations and technologies to improve patient outcomes to support the workforce.
Resources and expertise
Bringing clinical and operational improvement expertise together, we work with our south London members and the wider system to change and improve care through innovation.
Find out more about our areas of focus and related projects.
News and insight
New funding opportunities for members April
Looking after your mental health and wellbeing: our staff and community Covid-19 resilience message
Are you taking your medicine? Nearly half the time, the answer is “no”
Don’t talk to me about savings – my innovation saves lives
Meet the new NHS Innovation Accelerator fellows
We connect people with great ideas, inspire
them to think differently and give them practical support to do something new. Our goal is to improve the lives of south Londoners through healthcare innovation.
Here are a few projects we’ve supported for our members.
Professional development to care home staff in 12 south London boroughs through our Pioneer Programme
100+ ESCAPE-pain sites across the UK to help people with musculoskeletal pain
60+ outstanding innovators put through the DigitalHealth.London Accelerator
£1 treatment for mothers in preterm labour to reduce the risk of cerebral palsy saving millions in health care and social costs
50 strokes expected to be prevented through the rollout of 400 mobile ECG devices by March 2020
12,000+ south Londoners referred to the Healthier You diabetes prevention programme by GPs and NHS HealthCheck providers
Our passionate team has expertise from across the health and care, public, private and commercial sectors.
Our board is responsible for making sure that Health Innovation Network lives up to our high standards.
Our membership is made up of 55 health and care organisations across 12 south London boroughs, including NHS providers, clinical commissioning groups, local authorities, care homes and academic institutions.