Putting Innovation into Practice


Innovation is an idea, service, practice or product, new to health and care, or applied in a new way, which creates a step change improvement in quality of care


Putting Innovation into Practice (PIP) is a resource for health and care innovators and quality improvers.  It has been developed by the Innovation Agency and draws directly from evidence and experience from the team, the Innovation Scouts, as well as our other partners across the health and care system in the North West Coast.

PIP can be used by health and care professionals who want to discover more about what they can do to innovate and how they can develop their skills further. PIP is a guide which you access at any point, depending on your stage in the innovation journey.

Ideas – how to generate and find good ideas and understanding the impact of organisational culture on innovation

Evidence – finding and assessing evidence of need, and impact of proposed ideas

Implement – managing and measuring change for improvement

Evaluate – deciding whether to continue or discontinue an intervention

Adoption and spread – making it the way we do things and spreading at scale and pace

Success – sharing and celebrating success


Ideas Evidence Implement Evaluate Adoption and Diffusion Success

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