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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...

Point of care CRP testing for respiratory infections in primary care

Historically, antibiotics have been prescribed for many patients with an acute uncomplicated respiratory tract infection (a cough). Evidence from studies suggests minimal...

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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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...

Ambulance Cycle Response Unit (CRU)

A team of cycle-mounted paramedics is saving lives on Londons streets, getting to patients quicker and helping lower the burden on A&E services. The Cycle Response Unit (CRU)...