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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  • You & Type 2 Risk Stratification Evaluation

    Covid-19 posed many challenges to the delivery of routine primary care, including the completion of annual diabetes reviews. During this time, the You and Type 2 Risk Stratified Pathway was developed

  • You & Type 2 at Home Evaluation

    You and Type 2 at Home was a proof of concept pilot for a fully remote type 2 diabetes annual review pathway. It was developed during the peak of the Covid-19 pandemic, when primary care clinicians we

  • 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

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  • London Mental Health Crisis Hubs Evaluation

    In February 2022 NHS England & NHS Improvement (London Region) and the London Urgent Care Board commissioned the Health Innovation Network (HIN) to evaluate NHS mental health crisis hub models in

  • Virtual Ward Models in South West London Evaluation

    The Health Innovation Network (HIN) Insights team was jointly commissioned by the @home team and the London Digital team at NHS England to undertake an evaluation aiming to understand the role of virt

  • 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