Transforming the NHS through digital
DigitalHealth.London works with the NHS to address their needs through digital health. Our Digital Pioneer Fellowship programme supports NHS staff driving digital change on the ground. We work with digital health companies to refine products and services to meet the needs of the NHS and social care sector, and to help build an evidence base that allows NHS organisations to feel confident about choosing the right technologies.
How we can help
- Help you find products and/or services which meet your organisation’s needs
- Connect you with relevant innovators or academics in our network to gain insights
- Share resources, connections and advice
- A 12-month Digital Pioneer Fellowship programme supporting NHS staff to design and lead digital projects, and develop professionally
Discover innovative products, services and innovations
Find digital health companies/products, NHS innovators and transformation case studies relevant to you and your organisation
NHS problem The lack of complete vital signs information in video consultations (exacerbated by COVID-19 restricting GP and patient mobility. Inappropriate urgent care attendance…
NHS problem Providing objective data on a patients’ physical health, wellbeing and activity in a mental health setting has previously been hard, if not…
NHS problem The impact of poor support during, say, the postnatal period or menopause, is difficult to measure, because it is massively under-researched. However,…
Katrina is a specialist registrar training in Otolaryngology (ENT) in London, UK. Her interest in digital healthcare innovation was ignited whilst studying for a master’s in Surgical Science and Practice at The University of Oxford.
Arron is a doctor in his third year of clinical training. He has a special interest in technology, and has published research in fields ranging from mobile health apps to novel surgical devices and technology to detect cancer biomarkers.
Featured case studies
Channel shift to digital outpatient workshop, Midlands and East of England
Spreading digital expertise in outpatients from the Welsh Coast to East Anglia. On 24 September 2018, around 150 delegates attended the Channel shift to digital…
NHS case study: enabling key “at risk” patients to access sexual health services
Within GSTT, SXT now provides four services to help tackle the incidence of STIs and reduce transmission.
The UK Israel Dangoor Health Initiative
In 2018 the UK Israel Tech Hub, based at the British Embassy in Israel, launched a new health accelerator programme – the UK Israel Dangoor Health Initiative…
Evidence Generation Case Study: BIOS
The DigitalHealth.London Generator facilitated a partnership between Accelerator company BIOS and a research team at Queen Mary, University of London’s (QMUL) Human Performance Laboratory, a national facility of gait analysis. This enabled the partners to secure InnovateUK grant funding to support a validation study.
NHS case study: improving patient flow in the Emergency Department
In 2018, London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust launched the “Let’s Get Digital” innovation programme. Infinity Health, a secure collaboration and task management platform that addresses workflow and mobile communication challenges, pitched to the trust to help address a key challenge area of patient flow in the Emergency Department.
Towards a Digital Future in the NHS – Impact Report 2019
This month marks the launch of our Impact Report 2019 showcasing the successful programmes, activities and connections over the last year, and beyond.
NHS case study: using digital to deliver excellent paediatric care in physiotherapy
In Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, a key challenge for physiotherapy compliance is that the children’s wards are not conducive to performing regular exercise.
DigitalHealth.London is delivered by London’s three Academic Health Science Networks (AHSNs) and MedCity. The AHSNs were set up by NHS England in 2013 and were relicensed from April 2018 to operate as the key innovation arm of the NHS. DigitalHealth.London is hosted by the AHSN for South London, the Health Innovation Network which is hosted by Guy’s and St Thomas’ Foundation Trust.