22 November, 2016
Health Innovation Network is a true membership organisation, and what we do is defined by our members. We are governed by a Board made up of members and we exist to help with tricky system issues and spread the best in health and care – together with our members.
13 September, 2016
The Academic Health Science Network’s Atlas of Solutions in Healthcare launches today, bringing together great ideas on tackling variation, as Tara Donnelly explains.
1 September, 2016
With alcohol-related hospital admissions having doubled in the past eight years, it is essential to ensure that optimal medical care and treatment pathways for patients with alcohol use disorders are in place in acute hospital settings. People with alcohol use disorders can suffer from many conditions that are either directly or indirectly attributable to alcohol. Those who frequently attend NHS services often have complex health and social care needs and endure mental and physical comorbidities.
16 August, 2016
While times are tough it's clear from the latest Impact Report that across the country Academic Health Science Networks (AHSNs) are helping services deliver important healthcare improvements.
16 August, 2016
Dr Nwakuru Nwaogwugwu, Darzi fellow and GP Clinical lead for Southwark nursing homes, and Catherine Gamble, Head of Nursing/ Consultant Nurse at South West London and St Georges Mental Health NHS Trust, write about their experiences of developing ‘Time to Think About You’ for family carers.
1 July, 2016
The Health Innovation Network has produced a compelling training film for frontline NHS staff that aims to reduce the stigma encountered by patients with alcohol problems.
30 June, 2016
Earlier this year the HIN Experience team hosted a masterclass in Experience Based Co-Design (EBCD), delivered by the Point of Care Foundation and co-facilitated by Guy’s and St Thomas’ Catherine Dale. The session featured examples of EBCD in practice from Ioanna Xenophontes at Oxleas.
30 June, 2016
The Health Innovation Network has a great story to tell about the innovations being implemented and the patients being helped by our work. But how to tell that story?
As social media and the internet have developed, visual story telling has become more important. With the majority of online activity now taking place on phones people are no longer reading lengthy articles; instead they want concise films that tell engaging stories.
9 June, 2016
Senior Project Manager Aileen Jackson shares her experience of the dementia team’s trip to see David Baddiel in his current show My Family: Not the Sitcom at the Chocolate Menier Factory on 8 June 2016.
25 May, 2016
Louise Brennan, NHS Internship Scheme Manager, shares her excitement at being finalists for the Workforce category award at the HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards on 24 May 2016.