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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Accelerating adoption of innovation in the NHS

The report, Innovation Health and Wealth: accelerating adoption and diffusion in the NHS, published today, sets out a delivery agenda for spreading innovation at pace and scale throughout the NHS. … Read more → – Accelerating adoption of innovation in the NHS

Winners of Innovation in Outcomes competition announced

The winners of a competition to identify outcomes indicators for stroke recovery, and children and young people’s experience of healthcare, have been announced. The Innovation in Outcomes Competition set a … Read more → – Winners of Innovation in Outcomes competition announced

Mobile health worker project progress report

The mobile health worker project set out to capture quantifiable evidence to support the case for investment in the use of mobile devices in clinical care. Led by the National … Read more → – Mobile health worker project progress report

Is there an app for that?

Andrew Lansley demos an app

Have you used a mobile phone app to keep fit, find a hospital or help manage an illness? Or do you have an idea for an app that could help … Read more → – Is there an app for that?

Spreading innovation in the NHS: call for evidence and ideas

The call for ideas and evidence on how the adoption and spread of innovation can be accelerated throughout the NHS is still open for contributions. Ideas could include actions for … Read more → – Spreading innovation in the NHS: call for evidence and ideas