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Publications

Coaching Academy brochure Download

The Innovation Agency Coaching Academy supports individuals and teams to coach, innovate, and improve.

Our offer to health and social care Download

This prospectus aims to clarify our offer to health and care partners. Firstly, please note that our offer is free to you as we are funded by national commissioners, NHS England, NHS Improvement and the Office for Life Sciences.

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Case Studies

Smartphone tech transforms home care in Liverpool Read More

Liverpool is leading the way in the use of smartphone technology to deliver and monitor care in people’s homes. The city is the first to introduce a digital system with almost all domiciliary care providers – giving instant information about 9,000 vulnerable residents to their families and professionals.

Affordable medical simulation training Read More

A new medical training device is being produced at a fraction of the cost of established models – leading to an increase in training opportunities and safer surgery.

AF and stroke prevention in the North West Coast Read More

Our ongoing work to identify atrial fibrillation (AF) has led to more than 500 potential stokes being avoided, saving around £11.2m in NHS resources, from 2014 to early 2018.

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Podcasts

Clare Mahoney - can social prescribing help tackle the inverse care law? Listen

Clare Mahoney, Senior Transformation Manager Social Model of Health Liverpool CCG, talks about building data capabilities that help us determine whether we are reaching those who are furthest away from care and support.

Kate Hall-Wright - 25 year environment plan mental health programme Listen

Kate Hall-Wright, Policy Adviser Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs DEFRA), talks about Government

Jo Ward - The Social Prescribing Network and the creative health agenda Listen

Jo Ward, North West Social Prescribing Network Co-Chair, talks about social prescribing and arts and culture.

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Videos

Doug Hopkins on how Salaso’s physio films boost patient confidence Watch

Salaso have developed a suite of online physio videos to increase patient confidence in, commitment to and compliance with rehab exercises. Salaso physio videos reduce clinical variation and improve rehab and recovery. Doug says the Innovation Agency helped the company in building relations with the right people in the health service.

Nick Gray of UKDI describes his pioneering stretcher Watch

UKDI produces the Recovery +. This lightweight, three-part foldable stretcher is made from plastic and is designed to provide a range of safe options to respond to planned and unplanned emergencies. It has now been in NHS operational use for nearly two years with very positive reviews. Nick said the Innovation Agency helped the company make contact with the appropriate figures in the NHS to promote the product.

Heath Groves outlines Sundown Solutions’ bed-state tracker Watch

The bed state tracker system helps hospitals identify community beds to reduce discharge delays. NHS England have agreed a pilot which is taking place across the Midlands, London and the North West. The company has won the prestigious Red Rose award for best digital solution in healthcare, and Heath said it benefited from the Innovation Agency’s help in focusing its marketing and communications efforts.