We help health and care teams in south London benefit from innovation faster
What we’re up to
New training video supports care home staff to detect deterioration
Wessex and the West of England Academic Health Science Networks (AHSNs), funded by Health Education England, have collaborated to produce a series of free videos and e-learning materials to support staff working in care homes to care for residents who are at risk of deterioration.
Maintaining activities for Older Adults during COVID19
Download this helpful guide for people struggling to keep patients occupied and stimulated whilst being confined due to the current COVID-19 crisis.
Patient safety and experience: our response to COVID-19
Our Patient Safety and Experience, Healthy Ageing and Digital Transformation Teams have been working in partnership to support our local health and care system response to COVID-19. Working as part of the NHS National Patient Safety Improvement Programmes, our work over the next six months will focus on the following areas to contribute to the NHS response to COVID-19.
Resources and expertise
Bringing clinical and operational improvement expertise together, we work with our south London members and the wider system to change and improve care through innovation.
Find out more about our areas of focus and related projects.
News and insight
We connect people with great ideas, inspire
them to think differently and give them practical support to do something new. Our goal is to improve the lives of south Londoners through healthcare innovation.
Here are a few projects we’ve supported for our members.
Professional development to care home staff in 12 south London boroughs through our Pioneer Programme
100+ ESCAPE-pain sites across the UK to help people with musculoskeletal pain
60+ outstanding innovators put through the DigitalHealth.London Accelerator
£1 treatment for mothers in preterm labour to reduce the risk of cerebral palsy saving millions in health care and social costs
50 strokes expected to be prevented through the rollout of 400 mobile ECG devices by March 2020
12,000+ south Londoners referred to the Healthier You diabetes prevention programme by GPs and NHS HealthCheck providers
Our passionate team has expertise from across the health and care, public, private and commercial sectors.
Our board is responsible for making sure that Health Innovation Network lives up to our high standards.
Our membership is made up of 55 health and care organisations across 12 south London boroughs, including NHS providers, clinical commissioning groups, local authorities, care homes and academic institutions.