Materials to help you positively impact staff physical and mental health Our Patient Safety and Experience team have been working with behavioural insights specialists to create materials based on a behavioural science approach to support frontline health and care staff to prioritise their physical health and emotional wellbeing needs that may have been neglected due […]
Health Innovation Network has been supporting the NHS to identify the mental health needs of specific population groups in response to Covid-19. The mental health team engaged with more than 600 organisations across England during April and May 2020. The team has published several interesting reports into this work that delve into these specific population […]
The Covid-19 pandemic has considerably decreased the number of face-to-face appointments. In response to this, health and care systems have been working hard to continue to meet people’s needs through an increase of remote online consultations and use of digital channels. As a result, the exchange of photographic images, audio and video recordings from patient […]
The Dementia programme is now nine months into its programme and has made real progress in its areas of focus. This fact sheet gives an overview of the objectives and the work being undertaken by the Health Innovation Network Dementia Clinical theme.
Please use and adapt this leaflet for referrers into the DESMOND programme. People with Type 2 diabetes tell us that frequently not enough information about the course is given to them at referral and the benefits of the course were are not ‘sold’ to them. Many health care professionals won’t know what DESMOND is and […]
Please use and adapt this leaflet template for people newly diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. It tells them about the course in easy to understand language and signposts them to further information on self-management of Diabetes.
Read an account of the HIN & HESL South London Membership Council meeting.
At our Autumn 2014 Patient Experience event Tony Quinlan, Chief Storyteller from Narrate discuss innovative techniques for story-telling.
The Health Innovation Network (HIN) and the London Strategic Clinical Network (LSCN) have worked together to produce and launch a new toolkit, to address the causes of low uptake of Structured Education and provide guidance on how to make high quality Structured Education easily accessible to people with Type 2 Diabetes. The toolkit outlines proven […]
For anyone commissioning or providing structured education for diabetes monitoring key performance indicators on a monthly basis is essential. Please use these templates as a basis for data collection.
Croydon have shared their service specification for commissioning high quality adult diabetes education.
Please feel free to download and adapt this self-referral form for people who want to attend DESMOND which has been kindly shared by Lambeth, Southwark and Lewisham diabetes teams
Download a copy of the Health Innovation Network Annual Report for 2013-14.
Matthew Andrews, HIN Programme Manager – Alcohol – shared this presentation at the Alcohol Clinical Launch event on the current South London landscape. It also provides an overview of the three proposed project areas within the HIN Alcohol programme.
This publication has been provided by Sevenoaks Hospital, St George’s University of London and Kingston University and the University of the West of England.
The Health Innovation Network is keen to encourage joint working with the private sector where it is the benefit of value-based patient care. The ABPI and NHS Confederation have developed some joint working guidelines. These guidelines can be found on the ABPI’s website. Attached is a short guide that is helpful for a team considering whether […]
Read the bid submitted in October 2012 for the South London Academic Health Science Network.
Following the publication of Innovation Health and Wealth, the Department of Health released this AHSN guidance publication.