Policy, Reports & Guidelines for Industry

 

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 needs and challenges facing the NHS and social care services. Alongside information on relevant standards, guidance useful reports.

National Policies

White paper setting out legislative proposals for a Health and Care Bill

Integration and innovation: working together to improve health and social care for all
Published: 11 February 2021

The NHS Long Term Plan, also known as the NHS 10-Year Plan is a document published by NHS England, which sets out its priorities for healthcare over the next 10 years and shows how the NHS funding settlement will be used.
NHS Long Term Plan
Published: 7 January 2019

 

Standards

Digital Technology Assessment Criteria (DTAC) for health and social care
Published: 7 October 2020

Evidence Standards Framework for Digital Health Technologies
Published: December 2018

 

Guidance

NICE guidance for considering a device, diagnostic or digital technology.  Nice Medical Technologies Evaluation Programme

Medical devices: How to conform with the legal requirements for placing medical devices on the market
Published: 31 December 2020

Clinical Risk Management: its Application in the Ma nufacture of Health IT Systems

https://digital.nhs.uk/data-and-information/information-standards/information-standards-and-data-collections-including-extractions/publications-and-notifications/standards-and-collections/dcb0129-clinical-risk-management-its-application-in-the-manufacture-of-health-it-systems
Updated: October 2020

Becoming an NHS supplier. Find out how to become an NHS supplier

Health Technology Wales works in collaboration with partners across health, social care and the technology sectors to ensure an all-Wales approach.  Non Medicine Health Technology Wales

The Life Science Hub for Wales enables collaboration with international companies, innovators and AHSN’s to deliver effective solutions for healthcare services in Wales. Life Sciences Hub Wales website

 

Reports

NHS Innovation Accelerator (NIA)
Understanding how and why the NHS adopts innovation        

South East Health Technologies Alliance
Accessing the NHS – A Guide for SMEs

Boehringer Ingelheim

An Innovator’s Guide to the NHS: Navigating the barriers to digital health

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