Improving patient safety through collaboration – King’s Fund publish independent report on the work of Patient Safety Collaboratives

The King’s Fund has today (6 March 2019) published its independent report on the progress and impact made by England’s Patient Safety Collaboratives (PSCs) in their first four years. The establishment of PSCs in 2014 signalled the largest safety initiative in the history of the NHS, supporting and encouraging a culture of safety, continuous learning […]

World-best innovations supporting Mental Health and early diagnosis and prevention of cancer join NHS Innovation Accelerator

  An app empowering people to monitor their skin for early signs of skin cancer, a model of care for testing populations to identify individuals at higher risk of breast and ovarian cancers, and a secure messaging service that puts young people directly in touch with healthcare professionals, are among the latest technologies selected to […]

Funding available for projects aiming to improve the identification and management of atrial fibrillation

The BMS-Pfizer Alliance is working in partnership with the AHSN Network, funding projects that aim to improve the identification and management of atrial fibrillation to prevent stroke. Healthcare organisations across the country are invited to apply for a share of £250,000 to fund projects with a focus on service evaluation, medical education and quality improvement. […]

How do the AHSNs support healthcare innovation?

The AHSNs are catalysts working to create the conditions needed to facilitate change across whole health and social care economies. We spread innovation at pace and scale to achieve our goals of improving health, driving down the cost of care and stimulating economic growth. ‘Bridging the gap’ between health providers, commissioners and industry, the AHSN […]

New code of conduct for data-driven innovations

A new code of conduct has been launched to enable the development and adoption of safe, ethical and effective data-driven health and care technologies. The ‘Code of conduct for data-driven health and care technology’ recognises that a combination of new digital technologies and data-sharing across the NHS has the potential to improve diagnosis, treatment, experience […]

SBRI Healthcare awards £1.25 million to pioneering musculoskeletal disorder and oral health innovations

SBRI Healthcare has awarded £1.25 million to help fund the development of 13 separate innovations relating to musculoskeletal disorder and dentistry, oral health and oral cancers. The pioneering projects were discovered through a nationwide call by SBRI Healthcare for innovations to tackle healthcare problems in these fields. SBRI Healthcare works with businesses to identify, co-create and […]

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