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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  • Call out to the next generation of digital innovation to transform health and care. Digital products and services have provided vital innovation, support and capacity to the NHS during the Covid-19 pandemic and will continue to do so as the healthcare system moves forward into the subsequent recovery phase of the Covid-19 response. DigitalHealth.London has […]

  • An educational webinar for those working in primary care on lipid management. Specialist pharmacists from across SEL will discuss: 1. Use of high intensity statins in primary and secondary prevention of CVD 2. Statin intolerance, shared decision making and statin hesitancy 3. Lipid clinic referral criteria and alternative options for the reduction of cholesterol and […]

  • Featured on BBC London TV news and in the Revealing Reality-produced film above, King’s College Hospital (KCH) has adopted the HIN’s behavioural science workforce support campaign #OnlyHuman to help prevent staff burnout caused by the pressures of the Coronavirus pandemic. King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust employs over 11,000 staff. Hundreds of staff at King’s […]

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  • 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). The programme concentrated on clinical engagement. The HIN has supported eight accelerator projects, with at least one project in each ICS/STP area. These teams were […]

  • Maximising Digital Opportunities in Perinatal Mental Health and Wellbeing

    Did you know that 20% of women experience mental health problems during the perinatal period? Partners can also experience mental health problems during this time. Utilising digital solutions can support women, partners and families when experiencing perinatal mental health challenges. The Health Innovation Network held Maximising Digital Opportunities in Perinatal Mental Health and Wellbeing webinar […]

  • 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 […]

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