Innovations Magazine #1 (Winter 2017/18)

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Collaborating to improve safety and quality of care

Our plan 2017-18

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Disruptive and Collaborative Innovations in Mental Health

Academic Health Science Networks: Bold ideas, dramatic results, lasting change

Innovation Agency Highlights 2016-17 

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Innovation and health connected - business plan summary 2017 - 2018

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Plan on a Page 2017 - 2018

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Business Plan 2017 - 2018

Business Plan 2017 - 2018Our business plan for the next year is now available. This sets out our achievements to date and our key areas of focus for 2017 - 2018.

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Annual Report 2016 - 2017

Annual Report 2016 - 2017A download is now available for our Annual Report 2016/2017. Here we share with you our success, impacts and performance for the year.

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Academic Health Science Networks -stakeholder research 2016

 A download is now available for the AHSN Stakeholder Research Survey 2016 for the Innovation Agency

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AHSN Impact Report 2016

A download is now available for the AHSN Impact Report 2016.

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Annual Report 2015 - 2016

A download is now available for our Annual Report 2015/2016. Here we share with you our success, impacts and performance for the year. 

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Evidence for Innovation: A Strategic Insight Tool

EiSIT has been commissioned by NHS England and was developed by the Innovation Agency. The purpose of this tool is to highlight how organisations use evidence for innovation, improvement and transformation. The tool can be used at Board Level, or at an individual project or intervention level.

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Business Plan 2016-2018

Our business plan for the next two years is now available. This sets out our achievements to date and our key areas of focus up to 2018.

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New Corporate Brochure 2016

 Our 2016 Corporate Brochure is now available for you to download. This document sets out our plans for the next two years and summarises our key areas of focus within the Nowrth West Coast area. 

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Intellectual Property at the Innovation Agency 2016

Download our Intellectual Property Policy to understand how we deal with patents, design, trade-marks and copyrights of our work.

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2014 / 15 Annual Report 

the Innovation Agency Annual Report Download the 2014/15 Annual Report to read about the impact the Innovation Agency has made over the last 12 months, making a real difference to the lives of residents.

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Business Plan - April 2015

Download the 2015/16 Business Plan for a summary of our achievements and full details of the work programmes and events we will be running from 2015 to 2016.

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AHSN Network Impact Report - June 2015 

AHSN Network Impact ReportDownload the AHSN Network Impact Report which highlights the transformational contribution being made by the country"s 15 Academic Health Science Networks to driving innovation, improving health and promoting economic growth.
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Business Plan - April 2014

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Download the 2014 Business Plan for full details and information about the campaigns, work programmes and projects we will be running from 2014 to 2016.

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2013/14 Annual Report

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Download the 2013/14 Annual Report to find out how over the last 12 months we have been establishing the systems, procedures and entity of the Innovation Agency.

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North West Coast AF Collaborative

One of our key areas of work is supporting our region to develop and implement innovative approaches to preventing strokes caused by AF. You can download the flyer here.

Nalmefene report




The Innovation Agency North West Coast have been supporting the NICE Implementation Collaborative to understand the key issues surrounding the implementation of NICE TA 325 which recommends nalmefene as an option for reducing alcohol consumption in people with alcohol dependence when offered with ongoing psychosocial support. You can download the final report here.  

Event videos 

Watch short event summary videos and full speaker presentations from many of our stakeholder engagement events and conferences via our Youtube channel here

Engage Well - 13 December 2016

The aim of the workshop was to explore and learn how social media can improve health care through better engagement with patients, staff and wider communities.

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Caroline Kenyon, Director of Communications & Engagement, the Innovation Agency - Introduction

Antony Tiernan, Director of Engagement and Communications, New Care Models Programme, NHS England

Dr Cristina Vasilica, Research Fellow in Digital and Social Media in Healthcare

Dr James Munro, CEO Patient Opinion

Naomi McVey, North West AHP Workforce Lead

Alex Talbott, Super Ant

Kate Norman, Digital and Design Comms Specialist

Dr Stuary Berry, Clinical Lead, Pendle

View the video footage of the speakers here