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Unique research collaboration highlights innovative approaches for post-pandemic healthcare

A new report outlines the findings of 14 projects which identified and tested promising innovations to support post-pandemic ways of working in the NHS. The NHS Insights Prioritisation Programme was launched in 2021 to contribute to the recovery from COVID-19, build resilience and deliver benefits to patients. Health innovation networks (HINs) and the National Institute…

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New Digital Health Hub launches in South West England and Wales

A consortium of universities from across the South West of England and Wales have come together to form a brand new Digital Health Hub which will elevate the region’s digital health capability through leadership, engagement, acceleration and partnership (LEAP). LEAP (Leadership, Engagement, Acceleration & Partnership), a groundbreaking Digital Health Hub, has launched to catalyse innovation,…

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House of Lords Preterm Birth Committee hear evidence on impact of PERIPrem

The operational clinical lead for the PERIPrem programme, Dr Sarah Bates, has given evidence alongside a panel including Professor David Edwards, Professor of Paediatrics & Neonatal Medicine at Kings College London and Professor Chris Gale, Professor of Neonatal Medicine at Imperial College London, to the House of Lords Preterm Birth Committee. The Committee was appointed…

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PreCiSSIon announced as finalist in the 2024 HSJ Partnership Awards

We have been shortlisted in the ‘Most Impactful Partnership in Preventative Healthcare’ category at the 2024 HSJ Partnership Awards for our work with Cemplicity and healthcare professionals to reduce the impact of surgical site infections (SSI) following caesarean birth. The PreCiSSIon (Preventing Caesarean Birth Surgical Site Infection across a region) project focussed on work with…

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Evaluation and evidence toolkits get fresh new look

Our popular evaluation and evidence toolkits have been relaunched with an improved structure and design. The toolkits aim to give people working in the health and care sector advice on running service evaluations and using evidence to inform service development. In 2016, the team behind the toolkits launched them to fill a gap in the…

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CVD study abstract published in ScienceDirect

An abstract of a study has been published in ScienceDirect exploring how pharmacist prescribers in Gloucestershire achieved measured cholesterol reductions in patients with cardiovascular disease (CVD) by following a lipid optimisation pathway. This work was undertaken as part of our successful application with Gloucestershire ICB and Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust to the Pathway Transformation…

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