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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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In August 2012 the NHS National Innovation Centre (NIC) launched a competition to develop a wheelchair which could adapt to the changing needs of disabled children. This was...

Child in a Chair in a Day (Service Innovation)

Whizz Kidz Child in a Chair in a Day Through our Child in a Chair in a Day innovation, 80% of disabled children we see are able to take their wheelchair home on the day of their...

Prostheses - C-Leg

Microprocessor knees are prosthetics for above-the-kneeamputees that use microprocessor-controlled hydraulics to replicate the actions of a human knee adapting to an individuals gait. ...

Prostheses - C-Leg 4

Microprocessor knees (MPK's) are Prostheses for above-knee (trans femoral) amputees that use hydraulics controlled by microprocessors to replicate the actions of the human knee, adapting...

Whizz-Kidz Mobile App

Whizz-Kidz believes that it is vital to use all available channels to reach disabled children and young people. We are also passionate that the customer should be at the centre of...