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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.

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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...
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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...

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...

Familial Hypercholesterterolaemia (FH)

Familial Hypercholesterolaemia (FH) is an inherited genetic condition causing high cholesterol from birth, resulting in pre-mature heart disease. Using the All Wales FH testing...

Non-Medical Prescriber (NMP) led HER2 Pathway

The HER2 pathway is led by a Non-Medical Prescriber. This frees up valuable consultant time allowing them to focus on more complex patients. The electronic prescribing system...

Peripheral Arterial Disease - Dopplex Ability

This relates to the development of Dopplex Ability which is device that can measure the Ankle Brachial Index. This relates to the development of Dopplex Ability which is an...

Primary Care DVT Service

This service was set up to improve care provided for people presenting at their GP surgery with a possible Deep Vein Thrombosis. Prior to the service, all patients with a...

Treatment of DVT or PE with Rivaroxaban

The current treatment of patients with deep vein thrombosis (DVT) or pulmonary embolism (PE) is burdensome, requiring a dual drug approach of low molecular weight heparin (LMWH) injections...

Novel approach to Pulmonary Embolism protection

The Angel Catheter provides a novel approach to Pulmonary Embolism (PE) protection. The angel Catheter is designed for bedside placement, without the need for fluoroscopic...

Behaviour change through film

Improving patient and carer experience by staff delivering compassionate care to patients is a key priority for East London NHS Foundation Trust. This innovation has used the...

VERU - Vascular Enhanced Recovery Unit

Streamlining the process and ensuring patients are being given optimal care and rehabilitation as soon as possible. After reviewing the current processes in place for...