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Latest Ideas

 

This section provides a list of innovations submitted to the portal. If you would like to share your innovation or idea please send us a short description (500 words maximum) to england.innovation@nhs.net

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TopClosure

TopClosure helps with closure and healing of wounds. The system enables primary closure of some wounds where current technology options are secondary closure with either skin graft or...

Mental Snapp

A service user led initiative which uses a simple intuitive app to allow mental health service users to upload video to their digital health records. We see the principle of...

Health+ Intervention Scheme

A health intervention scheme that is accessible, affordable and achievable, delivered at no cost to the patient or NHS, built to be self sustainable with demonstrated results 4.5 times...

Community Paediatric Advanced Nurse Practitioners

Experienced nurses who know the locality and health network, well trained and supported to undertake work previously done by medical staff, and to develop their own services and interests...

BabyTalk - Automated Information and Reporting through Natural Language Generation

BabyTalk is a Natural Language Generation (NLG)-based application designed by Arria scientists, along with others at the University of Aberdeen and the University of Edinburgh, for use in...

Parkinson's Outreach Service

One person in every 500 has Parkinson's disease which is about 127,000 people in the UK. Most develop symptons at over 50 years of age but 1 in 20 develop their first symptoms at under 40....

Jungle Creative

A patient entertainment system designed to entertain, distract and educate children visiting the new Alder Hey Children’s Hospital. Unlike many other hospitals who have...

Powered Neuro Wheelchairs

The MND Association has worked with three wheelchair manufacturers (Invacare, Ottobock and Sunrise Medical) to create new models of Powered Neuro Wheelchair that meet the needs of people...

Prescribe the services of professional organisers to create order for people affected by clutter and disorganisation

My idea is to have GPs and consultants prescribe the services of professional organisers to help improve the life of patients living with chronic disorganisation and clutter - whether...

Vehicular Access to Community Services for Older People in Care Homes

The idea is to provide services such as dental care/oral health promotion to older people in care by placing mobile services within a vehicle that would park at the care home. ...