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Create Open Health: Voices for Change

Voices for Change was a partnership project between the West of England AHSN, the Bladder and Bowel Health Integration Team (BABCON HIT) at Bristol Health Partners and Disruptive Thinking, as part of our our Create Open Health open innovation programme. Its purpose was to give a voice to those affected by bladder and bowel conditions,…

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Electronic health records in care homes

With support from the West of England AHSN, Bath and North East Somerset, Swindon and Wiltshire (BSW) CCG built on a recent trial using an early ‘mobile’ version of TPP’s SystmOne electronic health record, by introducing a new care home module across a small number of care homes. Early feedback is indicating demonstrable benefits in…

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LatchAid

LatchAid is an easy-to-use breastfeeding support app which utilises cutting-edge 3D interactive and Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology to help parents learn vital breastfeeding skills. It also allows users to connect with others for invaluable peer-to-peer and professional support. With our support and expertise, LatchAid has grown from business acorn to a winner of the Innovate…

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getUBetter

getUBetter is a digital self-management physiotherapy platform, for all common musculoskeletal (MSK) injuries and conditions and women’s pelvic health. It is helping Integrated Care Systems (ICSs) to support care management across their entire local care pathways. getUBetter can support the self-management of 80% of new, recurrent, or long-term MSK conditions presenting to primary care, providing…

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Health Innovation Programme

The Health Innovation Programme (HIP) is a healthcare innovation business development course, helping healthcare entrepreneurs test the validity of their business models and understand how to pitch their propositions to the NHS, amid a very complex NHS business landscape. The programme was developed as a collaboration between four AHSNs (West of England, Kent Surrey &…

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