Blood pressure tests help east Lancashire communities

19 January 2022

Yusuf M Sidat has his blood pressure taken by Debbie at the Masjid E Sajedeen Mosque in Blackburn


Coaching Academy celebrates four years

18 January 2022

This Q&A with Juliette Kumar, Associate Director of Culture and Workforce, shares her reflections on how the Coaching Academy has developed and what’s in store for the next four years, and beyond.


Finding the space to breathe: tools to support innovation in asthma diagnosis and management. Blog by Dr Julia Reynolds, Associate Director of Transformation

29 December 2021

Finding the space to breathe:tools to support innovation in asthma diagnosis and management


Cheshire innovator develops device to tackle snoring

15 December 2021

A healthcare innovator from Cheshire has developed a device he believes can significantly reduce snoring.


NHS leader who helped launch AHSNs joins the Innovation Agency

9 December 2021

A former NHS trust chief executive who set up one of the country’s 15 Academic Health Science Networks eight years ago, has joined the Innovation Agency as a non-executive director.


Report into remote consultations published

8 December 2021

The Innovation Agency has published a wide-ranging report, commissioned by NHS England and Improvement North West, into the use of remote consultations for outpatients.


Innovation Agency’s role in new £10.5m investment company for health innovators

6 December 2021

The Innovation Agency played a leading role in creating a new company which will provide funding and support for early stage innovations in healthcare in Liverpool City Region.


National success for our Excellence in Supply winners

1 December 2021

Fresh from their success at the NHS in the North Excellence in Supply awards, three winners have now received national recognition for their work.

The Health Care Supply Association (HCSA) presented awards as part of the association’s annual conference held this year in Harrogate


Our offer to help improve safety in care homes Blog by Connie Sharrock, Senior Programme Manager, Medicine Safety

26 November 2021

For the last nine months I have been on a journey to help care homes improve the way they handle medicines, which is an important part of keeping residents safe.


Pioneering screening could reduce life threatening cholesterol levels

22 November 2021

A GP surgery in Warrington has become the first in the country to begin screening to detect a life threatening, inherited condition.

The Eric Moore Partnership Medical Practice has begun offering tests for the familial hypercholesterolaemia (FH) which can lead to extremely high cholesterol levels.

The Innovation Agency is spearheading a programme which sees both parents and children screened.


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