Creating a safe and efficient model for people experiencing a mental health crisis during the Covid-19 surge/winter pressures period. In response to a request from NHS England and NHS Improvement (NHSEI) London Clinical Network in the Autumn of 2020, the Health Innovation Network worked in partnership with UCLPartners Academic Health Science Network (AHSN) to develop […]
Prof Mike Hurley Clinical Director, Musculoskeletal and Andrea Carter Programme Director, Musculoskeletal and Healthy Ageing reflect on the south London Musculoskeletal (MSK) Digital Solutions Learning Event On Friday 4 September 2020, we hosted the South London Musculoskeletal (MSK) Digital Solutions Learning event to discuss the benefits and factors to consider in the implementation of digital […]
This report evaluates a project by the HIN to offer diabetes education working with two major London employers. Working closely with the London Ambulance Service (LAS) and Transport for London (TfL), employees were offered clinically proven Structured Education to tackle Type 2 diabetes.
Time to think about you – Internal communications story
A quarterly update from the Health Innovation Network
In this review we are keen to acknowledge the growing interest among GPs in a very specific area of technology delivery: the use of web-based technology to enable GP consultation services. We are interested in the extent to which developments in this area enable the kinds of benefit listed above, as well as further benefits. […]
The Health Innovation Network (HIN) hosts a variety of dynamic Patient Safety-focused Communities of Practice (CoP). The Patient Safety Collaborative is committed to support current and future conveners empowering them to self-form, self-define and develop. The report expressed the government’s vision of what excellent care looks like, offering viable new models for NHS services, challenging […]
Time to think about you.
Care home staff are well placed to notice if an older person living in the home may be developing dementia. A tool developed for their use – DeAR GP (Dementia Assessment Referral to GP) – empowers care home staff, makes more efficient use of GPs’ and specialist memory nurses’ time, and improves diagnosis of dementia. […]
IBA Effectiveness: Social Care.
Summary of the proposed new guidelines around alcohol The Chief Medical Officers’ guideline for both men and women is that: •You are safest not to drink regularly more than 14 units per week, to keep health risks from drinking alcohol to a low level .•If you do drink as much as 14 units per week, […]
Alcohol Identification and Brief Advice (IBA) is simple, structured and brief advice given to a person after completing a validated alcohol screening tool. It is a preventative approach aimed at identifying and providing brief advice to increasing and higher-risk drinkers. Read the report following a pilot project that was delivered in August 2015 in Lambeth.
Patient safety is a key part of every project or course that our members are involved with – with this in mind we have produced this handbook to update our members on what is being done in the Patient Safety arena across the South London patch. If you have any questions or would like more […]