What we're learning from our work improving health in our communities
I was recently asked to speak at the Charity's communicating in health seminar, sharing my experiences of how communications can help a project to reach its innovation goals.
This was the question ringing in my ears as I returned from the 2016 meeting of The Creating Health Collaborative.
For the past few years we, like many others, have been particularly interested in the opportunities that digital technologies can create in health.
As the charity for Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust – and with that, Evelina London Children’s Hospital – supporting the very best care for children and their families is a key focus of ours.
There’s an interesting challenge in running a health charity that has been around for hundreds of years, and plans to be around for a few hundred more.
One in three young offenders have an unmet mental health need at the time of offence. They - as well as many people around them - are paying a heavy price for inadequate and inaccessible support.
Jude Partridge, geriatrician at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, shares some of the lessons learned about involving others in designing and delivering health innovation.
Online health communities are having a big impact on healthcare - yet they are largely overlooked by researchers and the wider healthcare community.
We just marked the close of the Knee High Design Challenge, which has improved the health of 0-5 year olds in Lambeth and Southwark over the past three years.
Three weeks into the job and the team have let me loose on a blog (which is brave of them, but don’t tell them that!).