Towards a 
DIGITAL FUTURE 
in the NHS

Impact Report 2019

Towards a 
DIGITAL FUTURE 
in the NHS

Impact Report 2019

Digital innovations have the ability to transform health and care

DigitalHealth.London is a programme aiming to speed up the development and scaling of digital innovations across health and care, and pioneer their adoption by the NHS. We match innovators with NHS need, and support them to navigate the UK health environment.

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DigitalHealth.London is a collaborative programme delivered by MedCity, and London’s three Academic Health Science Networks – UCLPartnersImperial College Health Partners, and the Health Innovation Network

It is supported by NHS England (London) and the Mayor’s Office. The DigitalHealth.London Accelerator is supported by the additional partner, CW+, and is part-funded through the European Regional Development Fund.

We support the Digital Health ecosystem in three key ways:

Bridging the skills gap

building knowledge, insight and capability for health and care providers and commisioners.

Building an innovation-friendly environment

supporting innovative businesses, both large and small, and both local and overseas.

Bringing communities together

to gain insight into the real issues, concerns, and needs amongst our stakeholders, creating solutions.

Our work

In partnership with representatives and experts from London’s healthcare system, we find the most promising innovations that meet health and care needs and assist innovators to navigate the UK health and care environment, and access growth funding.

Our programmes include:

DigitalHealth.London’s Accelerator provides support for companies to offer their products and services to the NHS, improving healthcare for all.

The NHS Digital Pioneer Fellowship supports annually up to 40 ‘change makers’ employed by NHS organisations in London to design and lead transformation projects underpinned by digital innovation.

Partnering with the digital health venture specialists to deliver a funding call for early-stage digital health companies, helping to bridge the gap between the entrepreneur and the investor, reducing risk on both sides.

Helping to position the city as a global hub for digital health innovation and opportunities, this programme is aimed at connecting Israeli start-ups in the digital health field with the NHS in the UK.

Working with NHS Improvement and the 15 Academic Health Science Networks to help organisations take advantage of digital technology to improve the outpatient experience for both patients and medical staff.

Need help and support navigating the Digital Health Ecosystem? We have you covered.

Whether you are a clinician or commissioner in the NHS, an entrepreneur in a startup, SME or large coporate, DigitalHealth.London can help to answer your questions about Digital Health.