What is the TCAM pathway? Research has repeatedly shown that patients often experience errors or unintentional changes to their medicines when they move between care providers, presenting a significant risk to patient safety1. Improving the safe transfer of information about medicines between hospital and community pharmacy reduces the incidence of avoidable harm to patients. Evidence […]
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. […]
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 […]
This study focuses on the impact of peer support group interventions for people diagnosed with dementia.
The Health Innovation Network Dementia Programme team conducted this feasibility study to ensure appropriate diagnosis in residential and nursing homes in South London by co-designing and testing a dementia case-finding tool with care workers, to be used by care workers. Click to inspect, then edit as needed. May 21, 2020 May 19, 2020 May 12, […]
The Health Innovation Network Annual Review 2014-2015
Community of Practice domain lead – FAQs
This report is an optimistic take on what a health system would look like in 2030 if new knowledge is used differently and more people play a role in managing health. The four axes of change set out in the report are: the promise of precision medicine; a health knowledge commons stretching beyond traditional actors; […]
HIN & NHS Health Education South London 2015 Innovation Grants & Recognition Award poster
See how HIN is assisting the network of the Patient Safety Collaborative grow If you have any questions or would like more information about Patient Safety Collaborative. Please contact us. May 21, 2020 May 19, 2020 May 12, 2020 April 28, 2020 April 24, 2020 April 24, 2020
15 AHSNs cover the whole of England. AHSN’s licence from NHS England sets out four broad objectives If you have any questions or would like more information about AHSN, please contact us. May 21, 2020 May 19, 2020 May 12, 2020 April 28, 2020 April 24, 2020 April 24, 2020
The aim of the Diabetes Improvement Collaborative is to improve outcomes for patients with Type 1 diabetes across South London through access to appropriate technologies.
Together with the Academic Health Science Networks (AHSNs), and HM Government, NHS England would now like to invite innovators from the UK and globally to express interest in deploying and testing their innovations in this flagship initiative. This prospectus explains how innovators should express interest, and the process we expect to follow over the coming […]
This is an invitation to get involved in co-designing a framework for embedding self-care in the commissioning of services for young adults in London.
Poster for the London Challenge Event, part of UK e-Health week 2015.
Read an account of the HIN & HESL South London Membership Council meeting.
Stories Behind the Bottle: A Health Information Network South London collaborative community project
The London Connect team has contributed to the first annual report of the Independent Information Governance Oversight Panel, chaired by Dame Fiona and set up by the Secretary of State for Health in November 2013. The report was published on 2nd January 2015 and features some of our Information Governance awareness posters as well as […]