We help health and care teams in south London benefit from innovation faster
What we’re up to
Explore our work through our Annual Report 2018-19
Our values of being brave, kind, open, different and together underpin our work on our three strategic goals – to improve lives, drive down costs and stimulate economic growth. Explore our work and some of our most recent achievements.
Diabetes Book & Learn, will allows people to self-refer
An innovative new service from the NHS, Diabetes Book & Learn, will now allow people to self-refer for diabetes support courses rather than go through their GP.
Innovation Grants 2019: Virtual reality relaxation and coping skills for reducing stress and challenging behaviour on acute psychiatric wards
A Health Innovation Network funded project that aims to evaluate the implementation of a new virtual reality (VR) technology, VRelax, to reduce stress and arousal in service users with complex mental health conditions.
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
We know we need genuine public involvement in healthcare. Why are we still getting it wrong?
Save every life
New tech: Diabetes Book and Learn launch self-referral
Cutting-edge technology transforms diabetes care across south London
BBC news broadcasts special feature on ESCAPE-pain programme
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.