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.

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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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  • BlogBack In this edition, we caught up with Adam Hunter, Chief Commercial Officer at Phlo Digital Pharmacy. Pictured above: Adam Hunter, Chief Commercial Officer at Phlo Digital Pharmacy. Tell us about your innovation in a sentence Phlo Digital Pharmacy allows consumers to manage their NHS and private prescriptions online, track the order in real-time and have […]

    • The speed and ingenuity of the NHS’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic presents a unique opportunity to understand how successful digital transformation can be delivered quickly and at scale. In partnership with Sitekit, we published a report to capture the behaviours, values and decisions which made rapid digital innovation during the covid-19 pandemic possible. As […]

    • Hear reflections and shared learning on implementing Coordinate My Care (CMC) from Advance Care Planning project teams The Health Innovation Network AHSN South London invite you to our Advance Care Planning Accelerator Conference. The Health Innovation Network (HIN) is the Academic Health Science Network for South London. In July 2020, the HIN were successfully awarded […]

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    • Mental Health Safety Improvement Programme

      Mental Health Safety Improvement Programme (MHSIP) a three year national AHSN programme is commissioned by NHS England and NHS Improvement as part of the Patient Safety Strategy. It aims to support mental health trusts test and scale interventions designed to improve safety in inpatient settings. 2. Reducing Suicide and Deliberate Self-Harm – Considering instances of […]

    • Coordinate My Care

      The Health Innovation Network (HIN) has been working in partnership with Coordinate My Care (CMC), to explore implementing CMC, an electronic urgent care planning service, in care homes. CMC is a digital solution to “Advance Care Planning” currently available in London. It enables patient’s wishes and clinical recommendations about future care to be viewed by […]

    • Maintaining diabetes structured education courses across south London

      The Health Innovation Network (HIN) has worked with partners across the two south London Integrated care systems (ICS’s) to expand the provision of Diabetes structured education services to include digital and remote options to help manage the condition remotely. At the start of the pandemic, a significant challenge was created when diabetes structured education courses, […]

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