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Case Studies

 

The Innovation Case Studies section provides a comprehensive list of exemplar innovation projects from across the NHS. These innovations have been carefully selected to represent a range of ideas from medical technologies through to service and pathway re design. Each case study provides a background to the innovation and a contact for further information.

 Click on the Case Study Browse area on the right to find examples by clinical area.

If you have an innovation case study you would like us to publish on the portal please contact the Innovation team at england.innovation@nhs.net

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AliveCor

Atrial Fibrillation is the most common heart rhythm disturbance in the UK and Ireland: it affects around 2 million people each year and is responsible for one third of all strokes. AF and...

June 2016 Case Studies

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Refer-to-Pharmacy: get the best from your medicines and stay healthy at home

Refer-to-Pharmacy allows the hospital pharmacy team to refer eligible patients to their regular community pharmacy for post-discharge support with their medicines. There was...

'Flo' Telehealth

Over 15 million people in the UK live with a long term condition (LTC) and 'Flo' offers a simple way to increase self-management, resulting in fewer visits to GPs, a reduction in hospital...

'Activ8rlives' self care

The NHS spends around £4.7 billion annually on treating lung disease. Hospital admissions are disruptive, particularly for older patients who can lose independence during a hospital stay. ...

STarT Back - stratifed care for low back pain

Back pain is the commonest reason for middle-aged people to visit their GP, representing an estimated annual cost to the NHS of £10 billion. It is the second most common reason...

Point of care CRP testing for respiratory infections in primary care

Historically, antibiotics have been prescribed for many patients with an acute uncomplicated respiratory tract infection (a cough). Evidence from studies suggests minimal...

Breathe Magic Intensive Therapy programme

Hemiplegia (paralysis of one side of the body) affects approximately 1 in 1000 people but many of the traditional treatments fail to engage young people sufficiently. Research...

Harnessing digital technology FARSITE - rapid searching web application

Greater Manchester AHSN and the Greater Manchester Clinical Research Network (GMCRN) are accelerating health innovation through helping researchers and clinicians improve the way data is...

Transfers of care using e-referrals and medicines adherence - improving patient safety and outcomes

We know that things go wrong when patients need to move between hospitals and their homes sometimes leading to readmissions, poorer outcomes and poor patient experience. Good referral of...
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Ambulatory ECG Monitor

The C.Net5000 ambulatory ECG monitor provides 24 or 48 hour ‘Holter’ ECG arrhythmia analysis quickly and efficiently in Primary Care. This is a ‘Holter’ monitor with built-in...

Antimicrobial Dressing - BIOPATCH

It is suggested by NICE that 300,000 patients per year acquire Healthcare Acquired Infections (HAI) of which 18% (or 54,000) are attributed to CRBSI’s. This is an Antimicrobial...

GCA Fast track pathway

Giant Cell Arthritis (GCA) is a condition which affects the medium and large arteries of the head and neck. The arteries become inflamed leading to potentially life threatening and...

Improving the Quality and Safety of general practice

An intervention to support General Practice populations where the future of the practice is uncertain and there are ongoing concerns regarding quality of care for patients. ...

GYAPOM E- Health Domiciliary App

The Gyapom E-Health application tool is a paperless system that aids in reducing paperwork and time used in administrative work like filing, filling out forms and printing the paperwork....

Putting Diabetes on the M.A.P

Developing diabetes is a scary thought! Trying to change to a healthier lifestyle, losing those extra pounds and increasing exercise is not always easy without support. The...

ABPI Plerixafor (Mozobil)

This is a novel therapy which stimulates mobilisation of stem cells from the bone marrow to the peripheral blood for collection. This process is required in order to...

Care Bundle to Reduce Mortality Rates

This innovative approach has seen the implementation of the use of clinical pathways utilising a care bundle approach to reduce mortality rates. The care bundle reduces...