DigitalHealth.London’s Top 12 posts of 2020

As 2020 draws to a close, we at DigitalHealth.London have been reflecting on the events, challenges and successes of the year, both in our organisation as well as in the digital health sector as a whole. Digital health has been at the forefront of our country’s response to COVID-19 pandemic and the sector’s landscape has changed as a result this year.

Here are our top 12 news stories or blogs, one from each month of 2020 – we hope you enjoy reflecting on the events of the year and celebrating the digital health successes with us:


Chris Gumble is the Diabetes Project Manager at the South West London Health and Care Partnership. Here he describes his experience working with DigitalHealth.London Accelerator programme company Sweatcoin on the Diabetes Prevention Decathlon project launched this week and funded by the Health Innovation Network’s Innovation Grant.


Programme Director, Sara Nelson, and Accelerator Alumnus, Elliott Engers of Infinity Health, recently sat down with Elemental TV to talk digital innovation in the NHS.


The NHS Innovation Accelerator (NIA) has announced today the 11 high impact innovations joining the national accelerator in 2020. Four of the 11 innovators are DigitalHealth.London Accelerator companies; Health Navigator, Locum’s Nest, MyPreOp (Ultramed) and Safe Steps.


People who are particularly vulnerable or isolated as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak benefitted from a range of innovative digital solutions selected as part of the TechForce19 challenge.


Sara Nelson, Programme Director, DigitalHealth.London Accelerator programme and NHS nurse, comments on International Nurses Day.


Watch back to the event presentations and pitches from 10 SMEs selected to pitch their products and services at the event.


Rajal Patni is Co-founder and CFO of DigitalHealth.London Accelerator alumnus Lavanya Plus. In this blog, Rajal shares her experiences of being a BAME woman in the health tech sector.


NHSX has published a new Clinical Communications Procurement Framework which allows clinicians to access a wide range of communication tools all under one procurement framework agreement. DigitalHealth.London Accelerator alumni Cinapsis, Pando and Hospify are among the suppliers chosen as part of the framework.


The evaluation found that for every £1 spent by the NHS (through London’s AHSNs) on the DigitalHealth.London Accelerator, £14.50 is saved by the NHS.


An article in Sifted named the top accelerator programmes supporting female entrepreneurs across Europe and DigitalHealth.London’s Accelerator was one of only 8 accelerators to make the list.


Figures now released show that the AHSN Network has generated almost £500 million inward investment for our nation during the past two years.


DigitalHealth.London and the AHSNs were among the experts in digital and data who contributed to the creation of a new, free guide for innovators launched by Boehringer Ingelheim (BI).