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.

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.

Find the latest funding opportunities.

Find out more about what we do

Featured projects

Explore all projects
  • Access Denied: Assessing the Impact of Digital Health Inequalities

    The rapid uptake of digital healthcare channels offers huge benefits, but evidence also suggests a close correlation between digital exclusion and social disadvantage. People with protected characteri

  • Medicines Safety in Care Homes

    Medicine Safety in Care Homes The aim of the programme is to reduce medicine administration errors in care homes by 50% by March 2024, through medicines optimisation and quality improvement. The HIN e

  • Maternity and Neonatal Safety Improvement Programme

    Led by NHS England, the National Maternity and Neonatal Safety Improvement Programme’s (MatNeoSIP) mission is to create and embed the conditions for all staff to improve the safety and outcomes

Featured resources

Explore all resources
  • System Safety

    NHS England has published the new Patient Safety Incident Response Framework (PSIRF) outlining how NHS organisations should respond to patient safety incidents for the purpose of learning and improvem

    • Improving Chronic Pain Management by Reducing Harm from Opioids

      Opioids are a highly effective form of pain relief and, when used judiciously, benefit many people living with pain. However, in the case of ‘chronic non-cancer pain’, when long-term pain does no

    • Medicines Safety

      The Medicines Safety Improvement Programme addresses the most important causes of severe harm associated with medicines most of which has been known about for years but continue to challenge the healt