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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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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...

The 21st Century Nursing Bag

An NHS Innovation Challenge Prize winner, this resulted from a three year evidence-based and co-designed programme sponsored by NHS East Riding of Yorkshire that engaged...

Interventional infection control using BD MAX

Infectious intestinal disease (IID) affects up to 17 million people annually in the UK alone and is the leading cause of outbreaks within NHS organisations. It can cause bed,...

Improved access to HIV testing through home testing

Increasing access to HIV testing and reducing late diagnosis are both public health and government priorities. Of those who are diagnosed with HIV, approximately half are...


A new Liquid Glass Variant Liquid Glass coatings have proven efficacy as Easy-to-Clean biostatic surfaces, but in certain areas our clients asked for enhanced anti-pathogen...

Biopatch - Antimicrobial Dressing

The Chief Medical Officers report (2011) estimated that within the UK 18,000 people get a catheter related bloodstream infection (CRBSI) every single year. BIOPATCH is a...

Improving access to HIV testing through a novel home testing approach

Twenty five per cent of the estimated 100,000 people living with HIV in the UK are undiagnosed. Increasing access to HIV testing and reducing late diagnosis are both public...