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2017 NHS Innovation Accelerator (NIA) now open

Applications for the 2017 NHS Innovation Accelerator (NIA) are now open until 26th July 2017. This year the NIA is seeking local, national and international innovations that address the following priorities:

  • Mental health
  • Urgent & emergency care
  • Primary care

Click here to find out more.


Small arrow Featured Case Studies

Review a selection of Case Studies submitted to the portal.

Putting Diabetes on the M.A.P

Developing diabetes is a scary thought! Trying to change to a healthier lifestyle, losing those extra pounds and increasing exercise is not always easy without support. The...

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...

Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) plus incorporating ICOUGH UK

Major surgery particularly in the context of cancer poses a massive physiological and emotional challenge for patients and their families. Post-op pulmonary complications...

Functional Electrical Stimuation for MS patients

People diagnosed with a long-term condition such as Multiple Sclerosis (MS) often accumulate a variety of symptoms which preclude active participation in their usual activities of daily...


Atrial Fibrillation is the most common heart rhythm disturbance in the UK and Ireland: it affects around 2 million people each year and is responsible for one third of all strokes. AF and...

Community Paediatric Advanced Nurse Practitioners

Experienced nurses who know the locality and health network, well trained and supported to undertake work previously done by medical staff, and to develop their own services and interests...

Parkinson's Outreach Service

One person in every 500 has Parkinson's disease which is about 127,000 people in the UK. Most develop symptons at over 50 years of age but 1 in 20 develop their first symptoms at under 40....

Jungle Creative

A patient entertainment system designed to entertain, distract and educate children visiting the new Alder Hey Children’s Hospital. Unlike many other hospitals who have...

Powered Neuro Wheelchairs

The MND Association has worked with three wheelchair manufacturers (Invacare, Ottobock and Sunrise Medical) to create new models of Powered Neuro Wheelchair that meet the needs of people...

Remote Patient Monitor

Expert estimation suggests that - depending on the age range under consideration - between 25% and 60% of older people suffering from the main chronic disease categories might benefit from...
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