The Fellows Network was launched by the Health Innovation Network in October 2014. The Network's aim is to increase innovation practice across the systems in South London, and the Fellows, being young energetic leaders, are perfectly placed to act as agents of change to allow this to happen.
A mix of London Ambulance Service (LAS) operational road staff, managers and control room staff attended an educational session led by the Health Innovation Network with the aim of better understanding the importance of referring patients back to their GPs who had suffered a hypoglycaemic episode
For the year 2014/15 the Health Innovation Network hosted four Darzi Clinical Fellows in Alcohol, Dementia, Diabetes and Musculoskeletal and have appointed a further four fellows for 2015/16 in Dementia, Diabetes, Musculoskeletal and Patient Safety.
The role of Fellows in the Health Innovation Network (HIN) is to work on specific projects which align with the aims and the work of the Academic Health Science Networks and specifically the HIN in South London, while developing their own careers.
The Health Innovation Network has four Innovation Fellows working for three years in the clinical areas of Alcohol, Dementia, Diabetes and Musculoskeletal.