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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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'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. ...

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...
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Diabetic Foot Infections Pathway

This work aimed to develop an antibiotic foot formulary for the empirical treatment of diabetes related foot infections presenting to a multidisciplinary foot service. A...

Surgery for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in patients with a BMI over 35

Nationwide analysis of outcomes from bariatric surgery supports the assertion that appropriate surgery can impact positively upon tackling type 2 diabetes. An estimated 3.2...

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...

Florence: Simple Telehealth

Mobile phones have revolutionised the way the world communicates over the past 30 years. They are now changing the way the world cares for itself. It's no surprise. Health...

Getting Sorted

How kids with diabetes are ‘Getting Sorted Innovative ideas do not always have to involve rocket science. Sometimes, it's is so simple it can seem too good to be true. Just...

Neighbourhood Health Watch

Why ‘Neighbourhood Health Watches will make you want to kick yourself. The concept of the ‘Neighbourhood Health Watch is one of those ideas that will make you want to kick...

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...

PolyPhotonix

PolyPhotonix, a bio-photonic research and development company, has developed a light therapy sleep mask, Noctura 400, for the prevention and treatment of Diabetic Retinopathy. ...

Virtual Consultation for people with diabetes

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

VoyageMD - travel advice for people with diabetes

Have diabetes, will travel! Most people don t think twice about setting off on long-haul flights to the other side of the world. But then, most people don t have diabetes. For...