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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...
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Doctor First

A new approach to addressing patient demand. Doctor First® is not just a way of telephone consulting; it is a fundamental change to the way GPs look at their working day that enables them...

Virtual Community Ward

When is a hospital ward not a hospital ward? When it's a virtual ward. The health care it provides, however, could not be more real. The ‘Virtual Community Ward project, being...

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...

Web-based telemedicine system for immediate remote assessment

How to be in two places at the same time... We all wish, from time to time, that we could be in two places at once. For NHS emergency staff in the South East Coast region, that wish has...

Virtual Ward Model of care and its application in Intestinal Failure (IF)

Virtual Ward Model of care and its application in Intestinal Failure (IF) Intestinal failure is associated with chronic morbidity and repeated hospital admission. The virtual...

Remote monitoring and shared decision making for upper limb MSK conditions using MSK Kinect

An innovative way of sharing assessment information across the primary and secondary care IT interface. The aim of the project was to create a specific tool to measure...

Image capture for improved diagnosis and outpatient discharge planning in ENT

Ear. Nose & Throat (ENT) Services see in excess of a million new patients and a total of 2.5 million outpatient consultations across England per year. Previous studies have...

Swallowing & Technology - the Lancashire approach

The Speech and Language Therapy Team at Blackpool Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust believed they could deliver an improved response time to dysphagia referrals (remote access to...

Doctor First

A new approach to addressing patient demand. Doctor First is not just a way of telephone consulting; it is a fundamental change ot the way GPs look at their working day...