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#CatheterCare Tweetchat

21 June, 2017

On Thursday 15th June, the Health Innovation Network hosted a Tweetchat on #cathetercare with #WeNurses. We wanted to know about people’s experiences of catheter care in their workplace, examples of good practice and challenges around catheter care. We were also interested in finding out about innovative solutions that people were using to overcome the barriers and stigma associated with catheter care and how we can increase awareness of catheter care with patients, healthcare professionals, carers and the general public.

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A Tariff for Innovation

8 June, 2017

It's one thing to innovate. It's another to spread that innovation across the NHS and that's exactly what a new tariff system could do, says Tara Donnelly

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Self-managing chronic pain with the Joint Pain Advisor

14 March, 2017

Fay Sibley, Senior Project Manager for the musculoskeletal theme, writes about how the Health Innovation Network's Joint Pain Advisor helps those with osteoarthritis.

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Going digital: What it’s like for less tech savvy communities to use healthcare services

26 January, 2017

Rahel Gerezgiher, Health Innovation Network Communications Project Support Officer, writes about what it’s like for less tech savvy communities to use healthcare services.

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Accelerating Access

23 January, 2017

The NHS has huge potential to be creative and innovative yet the system as a whole is slow to adopt innovation and best practice. Academic Health Science Networks - AHSNs - exist to speed up this process, to improve patient care and reduce system inefficiencies.

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Partnership for change: First impressions in Freetown

11 January, 2017

Laura Spratling, Programme Director for Diabetes and Stroke Prevention, is currently working in Freetown, where she's using her skills as a hospital management volunteer with the King’s Sierra Leone Partnership (KSLP). Read about her experiences in her new blog.

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