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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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.
How we work with health and care teams
As an Academic Health Science Network, our role is to advise, support and connect health and care
teams to adopt innovation successfully, in order to improve patient care, health outcomes, and efficiency.
How we work with industry
We are dedicated to ensuring that patients and citizens benefit from the latest in innovation. As an AHSN we are uniquely positioned to help innovators to navigate the complex health and care system so that this can happen, faster.
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BlogBack Post Title Covid-19 has led to significant changes in how mental health services in south London have been delivered. There has been a rapid shift from face-to-face to remote telephone and vi
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National Diabetes Inpatient Audit (NaDIA) – Improving Diabetes Care in NHS Mental Health Inpatient Services
Individuals living with a serious mental illness, die 15-20 years earlier than the general population, due to a greater risk of poor physical health.*This project focuses on the care that people with
Advance and Urgent Care Plans – London Accelerator
In July 2020, The Health Innovation Network (HIN) was commissioned to deliver a programme to increase use and quality of shared electronic advance/urgent care plans using Co-ordinate my Care (CMC). Th
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Cutting the Covid-19 Surgical Backlog through Digital Innovations
The Health Innovation Network hosted a roundtable event in July 2021 on “Cutting the Covid-19 Backlog through Digital Innovations”, where senior leaders in the NHS from across London were invited to discuss the digital opportunities to tackle this immense challenge.
Remote consultations in Mental health case studies
Below are case studies that describe the implementation processes that supported the introduction of new models of care in the first phase of the COVID-19 pandemic. Use the links to access and downloa