Culture Camp: Learning to live with friction and discomfort Blog by Juliette Kumar

7 April 2021

COVID-19 has impacted on how we live and work and so we ask: ‘What do we need to do now to create the culture in our organisations and across our systems that keeps people resilient, connected, and innovative?’  


NHS Innovation Accelerator backs autism support system

31 March 2021

A digital self-management system for autistic people and those with other neurological differences has been selected to join the NHS Innovation Accelerator (NIA).


New Clinical Director for Innovation Agency

1 February 2021

The Innovation Agency has appointed Andrew Cooper as Clinical Director, three years after he joined the organisation as Associate Director of Patient Safety.


Help for businesses to ‘excel in health’

6 January 2021

A series of workshops is on offer to North West Coast businesses with products aimed at health and care organisations.


Applications open for Pathway Tranformation Fund

21 December 2020

Applications for phase 3 of the Pathway Transformation Fund (PTF) will open from Monday 4 January. The fund supports NHS organisations increase adoption of the 2020/21 Rapid Uptake Products RUPs.


Cheshire inventors receive health tech funding for innovative foot blister prevention pad

2 December 2020

The Cheshire-based inventors of a ground-breaking blister prevention pad have received £10,000 funding to further develop their technology in the NHS.


Funding success for healthcare innovations in the North West

27 November 2020

Two organisations working with the NHS have received national funding for their healthcare innovations. Liverpool-based cloud services provider AIMES and South West professional digital healthcare company Brain in Hand, which has staff in Preston and Warrington, have each received over £700,000.


AHSN Network delivers almost £500m in economic growth

23 November 2020

The Innovation Agency and its fellow 14 Academic Health Science Networks (AHSNs) have generated nearly £500m in inward investment in the last two years, new figures reveal. The Network also created or safeguarded nearly 2,000 jobs in the same period.


New career routes in psychological professions

17 November 2020

A ground-breaking new career route for psychology graduates to enter the NHS is being launched in the North West Coast.


Innovation Agency exceeds national stroke prevention targets

16 November 2020

Around 140 strokes will be prevented in the North West Coast in the coming year thanks to a programme to detect and treat irregular heart rhythms resulting in over £16 million in savings to the public purse.


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