• Patient safety in partnership June 2024

    We are pleased to be able to support the NHS Patient Safety Strategy and contribute to the ambition of saving lives and money. Our work to improve patient safety across the Health Innovation Network includes the delivery of the National Patient Safety Improvement Programmes and a cross-cutting theme throughout our network strategy. Our patient safety [...]

  • Independent evaluation shows successful outcomes for national cardiovascular health programme

    The Health Innovation Network has produced a summary of findings showing the impact of its lipid management and familial hypercholesterolaemia (FH) national spread programme. The programme, which ran from October 2020 to March 2023, aimed to tackle cardiovascular disease (CVD), which is one of the areas of improvement identified in the NHS Long Term Plan [...]

  • Unique research collaboration reviews innovations for post-pandemic healthcare

    A new report outlines the findings of 14 projects which identified and tested promising innovations to support post-pandemic ways of working in the NHS. The NHS Insights Prioritisation Programme was launched in 2021 to contribute to the recovery from COVID-19, build resilience and deliver benefits to patients. Health innovation networks (HINs) and the National Institute [...]

  • Compression resource for people with wounds

    The National Wound Care Strategy Programme has been working with the AHSN Network’s Transforming Wound Care programme and the Patient Experience Network to translate its compression resource into some of the most spoken languages in England and Wales, to suit a range of language preferences. The resource provides a guide to compression for people with [...]

  • Supporting care homes to keep residents safe

    Kay Khan, Head of Improvement Programme Delivery at East Midlands Academic Health Science Network, explores two new ‘React To’ resources they’ve developed to support care homes and their staff to improve the safety of residents. Care homes are rarely out of the headlines these days. They are under enormous pressure to deliver care to some [...]