News

Read the latest news about innovation in the NHS and the NHS Innovation Service. You will also find useful articles, interviews, and podcasts designed to give you more information about getting your innovation into the NHS.

If you have any news you'd like to share, email: nhsinnovationservicecomms@innovation.nhs.uk.

  • Calling all healthcare innovators to join HETT North LIVE clinic

    Are you a healthcare innovator who wants to get your innovation into the NHS? Sign up to join our LIVE NHS Innovation Service clinic at HETT North (28 February 2024, Manchester Central) and receive bespoke face-to-face support from leading experts on how to bring your healthcare innovation into the NHS.

    February 14, 2024

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  • NHS Innovation Service helps knee pain company join MedTech Funding Mandate

    An innovation supported by the NHS Innovation Service has joined the MedTech Funding Mandate (MTFM) for national adoption for 2024/25.

    January 29, 2024

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  • Are you passionate about transforming patient care through innovation and research activity?

    The Innovation, Research, Life Sciences & Strategy group at NHS England are recruiting Patient and Public Voice Partners to join their strategic co-production group. The group provides strategic advice to the leadership team and consists of both patients and staff, ensuring the voices of people with lived experience actively shape our research and innovation programmes.

    January 17, 2024

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  • NHS Innovation Service can help ‘bake’ innovation into the NHS

    The service has been included in a new NHS England blog about successfully embedding innovation into the NHS written by Verena Stocker, Director Of Innovation, Research, Life Sciences And Strategy at NHS England.

    December 13, 2023

    • Interviews
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  • Competition for Net Zero innovations open for applicants

    SBRI Healthcare, in partnership with the Greener NHS programme and the Health Innovation Network is delighted to launch a new competition for net zero innovations.

    November 7, 2023

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  • 12-months pilot programme launched for patients working on healthcare innovations

    The NHS Clinical Entrepreneur Programme (CEP) is offering a 12-month pilot programme for people who have experience of a long-term health condition and are working on healthcare innovations.

    November 1, 2023

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  • System funding to roll out innovations opens

    Applications have opened for funding through the NHS Clinical Entrepreneur Programme (CEP) InSites programme which aims to help build system capacity to test and evaluate innovations in the NHS. Integrated Care Systems, General Acute and Specialist Acute Trusts, Mental Health Trusts, Children Trusts and Ambulance Trusts are invited to apply.

    October 23, 2023

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  • NHS Clinical Entrepreneur Programme open for applications

    NHS Clinical Entrepreneur Programme is open for applications. This year long programme is free and open to all NHS staff.

    October 17, 2023

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  • Applications for NHS Innovation Accelerator 2024 intake are open

    Innovators with proven solutions are encouraged to apply to join the accelerator programme, providing three years of support to help scale their innovations across the NHS and wider healthcare ecosystems.

    October 11, 2023

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  • The innovative devices access pathway pilot launched

    The innovative devices access pathway (IDAP) pilot has been launched by the Department of Health and Social Care to support the development and adoption of innovative medical technologies that meet an unmet clinical need in the NHS.

    October 10, 2023

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  • NHS@75: Innovation vital to serve the next generation

    Luella Trickett, Director of Value and Access at ABHI, writes about how the NHS has embraced cutting-edge technologies that have revolutionised healthcare over the last 75 years, and what is still to come.

    July 17, 2023

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  • Invite your team to collaborate on your innovation

    As the owner of an innovation, you can now invite others to join your innovation to work on it together. Creating a collaborative experience, where everyone can contribute their knowledge and expertise.

    June 21, 2023

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  • What every innovator should know before completing their innovation record

    Everyone who registers with the NHS Innovation Service completes an innovation record. After completing it as fully as possible, submit the record for our needs assessment team to review. Gemma Snell is one of the needs assessors who looks after this stage of the process, and has shared her top five tips for completing your record.

    May 24, 2023

    • Interviews
    • NHS Innovation Service
  • S12 Solutions: Mental Health Awareness Week

    This Mental Health Awareness Week (15-21 May), find out how social worker Amy Manning, who specialises in mental health, developed the S12 Solutions app with the help from one of our support organisations.

    May 17, 2023

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  • Changes to the innovation record

    Following research and feedback from innovators and partner organisations, the innovation record will be updated to improve clarity and user experience.

    April 21, 2023

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  • NHS Innovation Service features on new podcast

    The NHS Innovation Service has been featured on the latest episode of The AHSN Network’s Health Innovation podcast.

    February 10, 2023

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    • Podcasts
  • Innovations that changes the lives for people with disabilities

    Through the new NHS Innovation Service we’re proud to support innovations which change lives for people with disabilities. The service can support innovations at any stage, from concept through to being market ready.

    February 10, 2023

    • NHS Innovation Service
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  • Introducing the NHS Innovation Service

    Matt Whitty, Director of Innovation, Research and Life Sciences at NHS England introduces the NHS Innovation Service, designed to help innovators take their healthcare innovation from idea to adoption.

    February 10, 2023

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