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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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Virtual Fracture Clinic

Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust's innovative virtual fracture clinic is proving a big success - cutting the number of times injured patients have had to come in for...

'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. ...
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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....

Portsmouth midwives go digital

Ask most midwives to explain what they love best about their jobs and they’re sure to talk about their sense of vocation and their commitment to providing top-class care to mothers and...

DiAppBetes

Who needs a doctor's stethescope when you've got a smartphone? Think of a doctor and you'll picture a white lab coat, a stethescope and a thermometer. You probably don't conjure up a...

Ninjabetics - online community for people with diabetes

Facebook? Twitter? Who needs them? They’re just full of irrelevant trivia, designed for people with nothing better to do with their time. If that’s your opinion of social...

Patient Know Best

Why this doctor knows that Patients Know Best! Nobody would wish ill-health on anybody, let alone their doctor. In the case of Dr Mohammad Al-Ubaydli, however, there has been...

Video games for rehabilitation

Warning: Video Games are Good for Your Health! Video games have not always had the best of reputations, especially among parents whose sofa-bound teenagers spend hour after hour staring at...

VitalPAC

Give me just one good reason why I should use a handheld computer to record the vital signs of patients in intensive care rather than a pen and paper? Making the job easier -...

Big White Wall

Cost-effective digital mental health service is proven to enhance wellbeing, offering patients trusted and convenient support. Big White Wall is a digital mental health and...

Buddy App: How technology can support therapy services

Buddy App offers patients and Trusts a product to support any individual in-between and in-session. It was originally designed in collaboration with the NHS, specifically targeting mental...

Software Solution - ‘Health Fabric’

This is an integrated software solution that enables primary, secondary, social care and patients to be actively involved in understanding, planning and decision making to improve or...

Electronic Personal Assessment Questionnaire

The electronic Personal Assessment Questionnaire (ePAQ) may be completed using a touch-screen or a standard computer with mouse and keyboard. A voucher system allows on-line...

Innovative traffic light system signals an end to those ‘pointless’ doctor’s appointments

Question: Would you choose to visit your doctor when you are feeling perfectly fit and healthy? And would your doctor wish to see you? Answer: No. And no again. But does this ever happen?...

The eMPOWERMENT programme

This is a joint venture between South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust (SLaM), the Institute of Psychiatry at Kings College London and primary care practices in Lambeth. ...

Online testing for sexually transmitted infections (STIs)

SH:24 (https://sh24.org.uk/) aims to improve the sexual health of the population whilst also realising efficiency savings for the NHS, through a more holistic, user centred service. ...

Whizz Kids - Using innovative technology to deliver better healthcare at lower cost

Whizz Kids have developed a set of innovative technological initiatives in order to deliver a better and more cost effective service to disabled people. The Regional...

Accessibility and Acceptability of a Patient Self-Management System for Diabetes

It is well established that patient self-management has a positive impact on clinical outcomes in diabetes. However, supporting this critical activity remains a major challenge due to lack...

Virtual Consultation for People with Diabetes

Who needs to spin plates when you can use a webcam? Most people nowadays lead busy, complicated lives. At times it can feel like spinning plates. And, when things get really...