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.
Our year at a glance
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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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In this edition, we caught up with Gabe Jones, Consultant in Emergency Medicine at St George’s Hospital and Director of Patientcheck.in which allows Patients provide simple clerking information and see their accurate waiting time on their smartphone, while they wait.
HIN Chief Executive Rishi Das-Gupta has hailed this week’s launch of the NHS Innovation Service as an important step forward in delivering life-changing innovation more quickly. Coordinated by the N
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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
Maternity and Neonatal Safety Improvement Programme
Led by NHS England, the National Maternity and Neonatal Safety Improvement Programme’s (MatNeoSIP) mission is to create and embed the conditions for all staff to improve the safety and outcomes
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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
Improving Chronic Pain Management by Reducing Harm from Opioids
Opioids are a highly effective form of pain relief and, when used judiciously, benefit many people living with pain. However, in the case of ‘chronic non-cancer pain’, when long-term pain does no