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Would that work here?

25 April, 2014

Earlier this month a group of health professionals from Eastern Health in Victoria, Australia spent a week in the NHS visiting sites and meeting people who work in and use the health system. The Health Innovation Network hosted their visit to London, along with the Point of Care Foundation and provided a range of site visits culminating in a workshop to explore learning.

We found their observations of the NHS in England fascinating and revealing and share some of the themes here.

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ABHI interview with Chris Streather, MD, Health Innovation Network

10 April, 2014

This interview between Chris Streather and George J. Ross-Williamson (from the ABHI) featured in the March 18 newsletter from the Association of British Healthcare Industries (ABHI).

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Patient Opinion working with the Health Innovation Network

13 March, 2014

By Tim Hunt, Patient Opinion

Patient Opinion, the Health Innovation Network and diabetes and dementia teams across South London are working in partnership to improve service experience.

The Patient Opinion website features patient stories from around the UK, which are transmitted in real time and responded to by NHS Trusts and health care organisations.

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How can Academic Health Science Networks (AHSNs) influence GPs to spread innovation?

4 February, 2014

By Richard Barker, Chairman.

As independent contractors, GPs cannot be instructed to take up innovation. They will adopt innovations that they can see will benefit their patients and also their practices in terms of finance or efficiency. They can be given financial incentives, but there is a limit to the funds available and Quality Outcome Frameworks (QOFs) have historically been used to ensure that current good practice is as universal as possible.

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Welcome to the new Health Innovation Network website

12 December, 2013

We're delighted to launch our new website.

It has been developed to not only provide a wealth of information about the Health Innovation Network and our projects, but to also to give a snapshot of the South London health and wellbeing landscape, share the latest news and innovations from our area and beyond, promote interesting projects taking place locally and further afield and to encourage thinking and collaboration across our clinical and innovation areas.

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HIN Logo

10 September, 2013

Below is a version of the Health Innovation Network logo

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