Innovation

Innovation has a vital role to play if the NHS is to continue to improve outcomes for patients and deliver value for money. The challenge for the NHS is to achieve the systematic adoption and spread of innovation – it is therefore crucial that best practice, innovative ways of working and new technologies are not only identified and adopted locally; but are shared and spread across the NHS.

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Competition launched to support mental health sufferers and end of life care

Businesses are being encouraged to come up with new products or services that will help improve the experience of people with mental health illnesses and people the end of their … Read more → – Competition launched to support mental health sufferers and end of life care

NHS to benefit from information sharing challenge funding to develop new digital services

The Department of Health Informatics Directorate has announced over 40 IT projects from across the NHS are to benefit from £2.2m funding to develop new digital services that improve patient … Read more → – NHS to benefit from information sharing challenge funding to develop new digital services

Creating change: Innovation health and wealth one year on

The report, “Creating change: Innovation health and wealth one year on” provides an update on the implementation of the NHS Chief Executive’s report “Innovation health and wealth, accelerating adoption and … Read more → – Creating change: Innovation health and wealth one year on

Applications for information sharing challenge funding closed

The information sharing challenge fund applications period closed today at 12 noon and the review process has commenced. This process will take approximately just over three weeks to complete. All … Read more → – Applications for information sharing challenge funding closed

Information sharing challenge funding to help develop digital services announced

Local NHS organisations could be awarded funding to develop new digital services that improve patient care and can be used to share information more easily across the NHS announced today. … Read more → – Information sharing challenge funding to help develop digital services announced

NICE technology appraisals included in local formularies from 2013

Innovation Health and Wealth introduced a NICE Compliance Regime for technology appraisals. The aim is to support patient access to NICE approved medicines and technologies. Formularies have an important role … Read more → – NICE technology appraisals included in local formularies from 2013

Apply now for the 2013-14 Innovation, Excellence and Strategic Development Funds

The 2013-14 Innovation, Excellence and Strategic Development Fund (IESD) is now open for applications. Applicants are invited to submit proposals to develop new, innovative approaches to health and care, actively … Read more → – Apply now for the 2013-14 Innovation, Excellence and Strategic Development Funds