Digital Innovation and the Health and Care Workforce

Author: Care City An important element to a successful adoption and spread of innovation – or any intervention – is a confident and supported workforce. Adoption and scale is a social process; Treating this as something technical, without any regard to the social interactions and the work culture in play, ..


Key Lessons Learned from the Innovation Test Bed Programme

This document provides an overview of the key lessons learnt by Care City as part of its delivery of the Wave 2 NHS England Innovation Test Bed.


Care City Test Bed Co-Design Report 2020

Care City worked in collaboration with Good Things Foundation, experts in supporting citizens and partner organisations to overcome digital exclusion, to ensure co-design ran throughout the Test Bed Programme. Here is a summary of the insights and best practice we have followed. Author: Care City


Healthy New Towns Putting Into Place

Barking Riverside is the largest housing development site in East London. By 2031, over 10,800 new homes will be built in the area and it will have a population equal in size to Windsor. Accompanying these new homes will be new schools, places of worship, a health and wellbeing ..


The Innovators Issue 2

Published by the AHSN network, this magazine looks at the Innovators participating in The Innovation Exchange. This issue profiles our work with HealthUnlocked and the introduction of its social prescribing tool to the GPs within the Boroughs of East London.



Practice Manager, HealthUnlocked Social Prescribing Tool - Learn more about the journey we took introducing HealthUnlocked's social prescribing tool to the GP's of East London


Building healthier communities

The role of the NHS as an anchor institution. Includes a case study on our work as an NHSE Test Bed, developing people in support roles, who often have the least access to technology, to improve the way they deliver care.


Test Bed Wave 1 Evaluation Summary

This report highlights our work, successes and learnings from our work as an NHS England and Office for Life Sciences Wave 1 Innovation Test Bed.


Evaluation of the NHS England Innovation Test Bed at Care City

The Care City Test Bed had the stated aim of promoting the adoption of technology and other innovations to have a marked beneficial impact on the sustainability of health and social care services among those aged 65 and over in this region through work in three clusters: long-term conditions, ..


Care City Test Bed Process Evaluation

Key qualitative findings from NatCen's research into Care City's Test Bed. Author: NatCen Social Research


Test Bed Wave 2 Summary

Care City is an innovation centre for healthy ageing and regeneration, working as an innovation partner to the health and care system in East London. Care City is part of the Test Beds programme, run by NHS England and the Offi ce for Life Sciences to test combinations of digital and ..


Skills for Care Report

2021 - Since our last report published in November 2020, the COVID–19 pandemic has continued to dominate our lives. For those working throughout the adult social care sector, it has been the most challenging, stressful and traumatic times faced by people working in social care. So many providers have ..



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