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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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Droplet Digital PCR (ddPCR)

Conventional invasive prenatal diagnosis (PND) with amniocentesis and chorionic villus sampling, have associated miscarriage risks which are unacceptable to many couples. ...


Episiotomies are performed to enlarge the birth passage at the time of crowning of the baby’s head, and are used in 15% of UK births.

GDm-Health System - Improved Management of Diabetes during Pregnancy

Up to 18 in every 100 pregnant women develop diabetes. Untreated, gestational diabetes may lead to complications before and after birth including premature birth, birth...