The national policies, guidance and resources listed below will assist any innovator in learning more about the current needs and challenges facing the NHS and social care services. Alongside information on relevant standards, guidance useful reports. The national policies, guidance and resources listed below will assist any innovator in learning more about the current […]
Project overviewOlder adult psychiatric in-patient activities were significantly impacted by Covid-19 due to patient isolation and staff capacity. Following the first ‘wave’, The Health Innovation Network (HIN), Getech Enterprise and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust (SLaM) trialled the use of Google Chrome patient devices with dementia-friendly content to support with increasing patient engagement. […]
Covid-19 led to a rapid shift in how mental health services were delivered. Our Remote Consultations in Mental Health – Learning from Evaluation project seeks to understand what these changes have meant for service users and health professionals. Use the links below to access and download the latest reports, resources and publications associated with our […]
Music Mirrors is a life story resource to trigger autobiographical memory using sound or music. The Health Innovation Network led a project to promote music mirrors across the south London dementia community. The aim of this project was to increase the number of people with dementia using Music Mirrors by developing a ‘Train the Trainer’ […]
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, […]