Category Archives: Blog

  • ICHP Snapshot June 2017

    Snapshot June 2017

    Subscribers have today received the June edition of Snapshot, our external bulletin. Snapshot contains all the latest news and views from the world of Imperial College Health Partners and this month’s edition includes details of TEDxNHS 2017, our Annual Review and promotional film plus details of training courses on Accountable Care and Innovating in Healthcare. Read the […]

  • TEDxNHS 2017

    TEDxNHS 2017

    We are pleased to announce that TEDxNHS 2017, an event designed specifically for people that work in the NHS, is now open for registration. Inspired by People takes place on 15 August in London and brings together ordinary people who choose to do extraordinary things, and in doing so, become part of something greater than themselves. Full […]

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    NHS accelerator launches international call

    A new search for the world’s best healthcare innovations to help improve patients’ lives launched on 14 June, focussing on key NHS priorities including mental health, primary care, and urgent and emergency care. The NHS Innovation Accelerator (NIA) – an NHS England initiative supported by the country’s 15 Academic Health Science Networks (AHSNs) and hosted […]

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    Innovation surgery for SMEs in July

    Our popular expert-led advice surgeries for innovative organisations working in the healthcare field return by popular demand in July 2017. The advice surgeries are free to attend, last 45 minutes and we have slots available on the morning of Tuesday 25 July 2017. The sessions provide you with advice on how to make your product viable […]

  • Health Service Journal

    All Money is Not Created Equal

    The NHS needs more money, but not all money is created equally. The current context may offer opportunities for innovation in funding the health and care service. Writing for the HSJ, Dr Axel Heitmueller, Managing Director, and Ross Gribbin, Director of Strategy say: “The political narrative on public spending has shifted from a debate only about the amount […]

  • AR 201617

    Annual Review shows increased impact and success of our work

    We are proud to present our annual review for 2016/17, showcasing our range of achievements from the last year. The interactive document presents how we work with partners, patients and industry to unleash the power of collaboration, experimentation and innovation in healthcare. Focusing on how we turn the potential of innovation into reality to help […]

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    Innovation surgery for SMEs in June

    Our popular expert-led advice surgeries for innovative organisations working in the healthcare field return by popular demand in June 2017. The advice surgeries are free to attend, last 45 minutes and we have slots available on the morning of Wednesday 21 June 2017. The sessions provide you with advice on how to make your product viable […]

  • Axel new INFORMAL

    A wise man never plays leapfrog with a unicorn

    Desperate times are the season for unicorns. Healthcare is no exception. “Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) may actually be the unicorns we’ve been waiting for, spreading their cost-saving magic throughout the health system.” If in addition the unicorns dance under a rainbow, times must be particularly bad. Michael McWilliams is indeed an inspiring speaker and has […]

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    Innovation surgery for SMEs in May

    Our popular expert-led advice surgeries for innovative organisations working in the healthcare field return by popular demand in May 2017. The advice surgeries are free to attend, last 45 minutes and we have slots available on the morning of Tuesday 30 May 2017. The sessions provide you with advice on how to make your product viable […]

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    ITT information event for commissioners and providers

    The NHS Innovation Accelerator (NIA) is hosting an information event in partnership with Imperial College Health Partners to demonstrate how NHS commissioners and providers can be reimbursed for the procurement of cost-saving, outcomes-based innovations. The ‘Improving outcomes, cutting costs’ events will specifically showcase the five NIA innovations available to procure via central funding and the […]

  • Shirlene Oh

    Let the light in

    Author: Shirlene Oh, Director of Commerce, Innovation and Capability Development, Imperial College Health Partners ‘There is a crack in everything, that’s how the light gets in’, sings Leonard Cohen. The light has gotten in to a number of trusts where teams are systematically supported to solve problems, resulting in innovative ways of working, adopting best practices and […]

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    Innovation and Technology Tariff webinars

    We are encouraging organisations in North Wesrt London to make use of NHS England’s Innovation and Technology Tariff (ITT) and we are looking to focus our efforts on the prevention of Ventilator Associated Pneumonia (VAP) in North West London. Robert Chesters, Innovation and Research Unit, NHS England, is inviting you to attend a one-hour webinar on […]