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. As the only bodies that connect NHS and academic organisations, local authorities, the third sector and industry, we are uniquely placed 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.

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  • We try to make this as relevant to you as possible so please let us know if there is anything we have missed that you feel should be included. Covid-19 Specific Funding Other Featured Funding Other Funding Opportunities:  For more information on all open IUK funding opportunities click here. For more information on all DSTL – […]

  • In order to deliver the ESCAPE-pain classes and become ESCAPE-pain facilitators, professionals are required to attend the training. ESCAPE-pain is a 6 week (12 session) rehabilitation programme for people with chronic joint pain of the knees and/or hips, that integrates educational self-management and coping strategies with an exercise regimen individualised for each participant. It helps people […]

  • Covid-19 has forced healthcare professionals to adapt rapidly in a high pressure situation. Catherine Dale, Programme Director of Patient Safety and Experience, reflects on why it’s vital that healthcare professionals adopt practices that protect them and their colleagues’ health and ensure they are able to provide the best possible care to patients. The #OnlyHuman project […]

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  • Joint Pain Advice: supporting employees in the workplace

    Not only does chronic hip, knee and lower back pain impact adversely on all aspects of an individual’s personal and social lives, it also impacts on their working lives. In the workplace, joint pain can force people to change duties, reduce hours, take sick leave and retire early. Each year, osteoarthritis results in 3 million […]

  • Zero Suicide

    Health Innovation Network are proud to be a member of the Zero Suicide Alliance (ZSA). As an organisation we are committed to asking our staff to complete the free ZSA suicide prevention training ‘Save a Life’. After completing the training, you will be able to have a conversation with somebody using these three steps: We will also promote this training to our members […]

  • Digital Revolution in Social Care

    England’s increasing older population is fuelling greater demand for adult social care services. We need to look at different ways of delivering social care in England and the implementation of new technology provides an opportunity to improve the quality and efficiency of care in older age. In March 2020, Health Innovation Network (HIN) and DigitalHealth.London […]

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