Why the NHS adopts innovation

Tuesday, 19 March, 2019

The NHS Innovation Accelerator’s research this year shines a light on some of these NHS ‘adopter’ organisations - capturing their insights and learning as to how they have successfully implemented innovations supported by this national initiative.

Understanding how and why the NHS adopts innovation is an important and insightful contribution to the growing literature on innovation uptake and spread.

Universal Personalised Care

Thursday, 14 February, 2019

This is the Easy Read version describing Universal Personalised Care and how to make personalised care happen.

Working with our Patient and Public Voice (PPV) Partners - Reimbursing Expenses and Paying Involvement Payments

Thursday, 14 February, 2019

NHS Long Term Plan

Monday, 4 February, 2019

The King's Fund have published an 'explainer' for the Long Term Plan.  It is useful because they have expressed their unbiased view for each section, or wherever necessary.

NHS Innovation Accelerator Evaluation March 2018

Thursday, 1 March, 2018

The NHS Innovation Accelerator (NIA) was created to help address the priorities of improving take-up of innovations in the NHS as expressed in the Five Year Forward View goals. It is intended to help create conditions and cultural change so that healthcare innovations are adopted faster and more systematically and to deliver practical examples for patient and population benefit. The NIA was created by NHS England together with UCLPartners, Academic Health Science Networks and The Health Foundation to offer a range of customised and dedicated support for 17 Fellows to scale innovations with the goals of improving patient outcomes while maintaining or reducing service costs. The programme support runs over a one year period initially with the opportunity for annual extension via an application process.

Accountable Care Organisations

Monday, 1 January, 2018

On 1 April 2018 the first Accountable Care Organisations will be introduced into England’s NHS. The NHS and Local Authorities take care of people when they are at their most vulnerable. Changes to the services they need should be the subject of careful scrutiny by parliament and other statutory bodies.