We help health and care teams in south London benefit from innovation faster

Health Innovation Network (HIN) South London is the health innovation network for south London, one of 15 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.

Learn more about our priorities in our Strategy 2021-26.

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.

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  • BlogBack Post Title Each year, the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) for England publishes a report on a theme of importance to national health and care. This year CMO Professor Chris Whitty has focussed on
  • Forensic mental health units (sometimes referred to as secure units) provide a vital service in caring for people with severe mental health conditions who may be a risk to the safety of themselves or others.
  • The Health Innovation Network supports the delivery of the National Patient Safety Improvement Programme through its 15 regional Patient Safety Collaboratives (PSCs). The programme supports the NHS

  • A mental health programme which has benefitted 1000s of young people with eating disorders has been shortlisted for a prestigious national HSJ Award. An early intervention eating disorder model which
  • We are delighted to announce that three projects involving the Health Innovation Network have been selected as finalists for the HSJ Digital Awards 2023. HIN programmes shortlisted for the prestigiou
  • The Health Innovation Network (HIN) Patient Safety and Experience’s Covid Oximetry @home work was announced as the winner in the patient safety category for the significant support Patient Safe

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  • Benchmarking Physical Health Checks in People with Severe Mental Illness

    People with severe mental illness (SMI) die up to 20 years earlier than the general population. Mental Health Trusts offer an annual physical health check on all their patients living with bipolar dis

  • Evaluation of Remote Monitoring of COVID-19 in South East London

    The Doctaly Assist platform, created by the health tech company Doctaly, uses WhatsApp to monitor and manage patients with COVID-19 in the community by facilitating the collection of patient informati

  • South London Care Home Pioneer Programme

    Project Overview The South London Care Home Pioneer Programme is a nine-month programme, run by the Health Innovation Network and My Home Life England, aimed at improving leadership skills and promot

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  • Transforming dermatology outcomes using digital technology: results from pilot programmes in London and the south east

    Skin conditions are a growing concern in the UK; more than 100,000 new cases of skin cancer are reported every year, with rates of some skin cancers growing by up to a third in the past decade. About

  • Adopting the Triangle of Commitment to work in partnership with people and communities in health and social care

    This article was written by Aurora Todisco, a Lived Experience Partner at the Health Innovation Network. Find out more about our Lived Experience Partner roles and how their work forms an important pa

  • Preventing clinician burnout: could Ambient Voice Technology (AVT) be key?

    Clinician burnout and workload is a national emergency which is impacting on patient safety. Technology may make an important contribution to helping to mitigate some of the workload-related challenge