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24th June 2016

Two New Innovations created by YOU and your colleagues from Y&H

We’ve mentioned some of these new innovations in our training sessions recently. They have been rattling around on the Innovation Line at different ‘stops’ for many years (as far back as 2005)! However these are major device-related gadgets but I thought it useful to share these with everyone. Certainly useful …

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22nd June 2016

SBRI Healthcare Funding Competitions

The Summer 2016 SBRI Healthcare competition comprises two challenge areas: 1. Self Care & Independence in Children with Long Term Conditions (Assisting or Restoring Function) 2. Improving patient flow to maximise operational efficiency in the Acute sector Deadline to apply for these 100% funded research & development contracts is 12 …

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16th June 2016

National Innovation Accelerator call

The National Innovation Accelerator call opens on Friday 17th June. The NHS Innovation Accelerator (NIA) is delivered collaboratively by NHS England, UCLPartners and supported by Academic Health Science Networks (AHSNs). The aim of the NIA is to deliver on the commitment detailed within the Five Year Forward View – creating …

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7th June 2016

Children’s Health Innovation Day – 25th June

The Yorkshire and Humber AHSN and TITCH (Technology Innovation Transforming Child Health) invite children, parents and healthcare professionals to step into Dr Moon’s Inventing Room and take part in a unique Children’s Health Innovation Day to be held in Leeds on Saturday 25 June. To register visit here Children’s Health …

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7th June 2016

3rd Meeting of Yorkshire & Humber Digital Health & Wellbeing Ecosystem

The 3rd Yorkshire & Humber Digital Health & Wellbeing Ecosystem meeting to be held on Wednesday 29th June at Kala Sangam in Bradford. The Yorkshire & Humber AHSN launched the Ecosystem last year, as a member of the ECHAlliance International Network of Permanent Ecosystems, to bring together a growing network …

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20th May 2016

Training Resources – Generating Ideas & Scoping Solutions Workshop

We had a very engaging and lively workshop on 19th May looking at ‘Scoping Solutions and Evaluation’ which was kindly hosted at Harrogate District Hospital. This followed on directly from the workshop on ‘Unmet Needs’ from 21st April and we looked at how to structure your thinking when looking at …

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12th May 2016

Medical Technologies Proof of Concept Fund – Arthritis UK

Arthritis Research UK, the biggest funder of research into the cause, treatment and cure of all forms of arthritis in the UK, and the Medical Technologies Innovation and Knowledge Centre, have joined together again to offer funding to progress research ideas with commercial potential. The Proof of Concept Awards will …

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11th May 2016

Innovating for Improvement – Health Foundation

The Health Foundation, an independent charity committed to bringing about better health and health care for people in the UK, has £1.5 million available for up to 20 teams to test and develop innovative ideas to improve health care delivery in the UK. As part of their Innovating for Improvement …

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29th April 2016

Yorkshire & Humber Digital Health Design Challenge – the winners!

Day 2 of the Yorkshire & Humber Digital Health Design Challenge was held on 20th April and proved to be a great success! Digital design agency HMA worked with frontline staff from Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust to devise a new app which could help people with learning disabilities communicate …

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19th April 2016

Entries open for the 2016 HSJ Awards

For 35 years the HSJ Awards have recognised, celebrated, and promoted the finest achievements in NHS, and showcased them to the service’s most influential leaders. Over that time the HSJ Awards have grown to become one of the most sought after accolade in British healthcare – and with 23 categories …

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