The NHS Innovation Accelerator (NIA) is an NHS England national initiative supported and delivered by all 15 AHSNs. It aims to accelerate uptake of high-impact innovations for patient, population and NHS staff benefit. It also provides real-time practical insights on spread to inform national strategy.

The NIA supports exceptional individuals with a passion for learning and a commitment to share their learnings widely, scaling evidence-based innovations for greater patient benefit. They have now brought together 37 of these innovations in a new brochure that outlines their work and the innovations that are being supported by the NIA.

A couple of the innovations  we have been supporting in the West of England are:

  • – a smartphone based urinalysis device that enables home urine testing
  • Escape-pain – a six week group programme delivered to people with Osteoarthritis

To download the whole brochure click here

Posted on February 7, 2018

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