CW Innovation Blog Series: Mike Wright

For the first in a series of blog posts showcasing the work of the CW Innovation Team, we spoke to Innovation Business Partner Mike Wright, who leads the team and supports the delivery of key innovation projects across the Trust. He talked to us about the CW Innovation programme and…...

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Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust launches AI-powered solution for cataract surgery patients

CW+ and Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust have launched a digital innovation pilot project within the Ophthalmology Department at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital. The project features ‘Dora’, an AI-powered solution developed by Ufonia, which supports patients undergoing cataract surgery to improve the patient experience. With high waiting times…...

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More than 2,000 people in north-west London benefit from digital literacy initiatives to address health inequalities

Today the North-West London Digital Inclusion programme, led by CW+, published the evaluation of the £1.1m programme, which has successfully provided digital inclusion services to more than 2,000 vulnerable people in north-west London. As part of the NHS Charities Together Stage 2 (community partnerships) COVID Recovery Programme, CW+ funded three…...

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Life Sciences event at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital

On 2 November, CW+ and Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust hosted a special Life Sciences event that focused on driving momentum in all aspects of clinical research, and the role of Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust in helping to achieve the government’s Life Sciences Vision....

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CW Innovation four-year anniversary

CW+ celebrated the fourth anniversary of its CW Innovation programme by holding special events this week at West Middlesex University Hospital and Chelsea and Westminster Hospital. The events provided an opportunity for Trust staff to learn more about the programme and its successes as well as be the first to…...

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CW Innovation takes part in RIQI 2023 and announces new Horizon Fellows

CW Innovation hosted a special New Horizons event yesterday for Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust staff to share ideas and hear about projects that are already making a difference to patients and staff across the Trust’s two hospital sites. This event was programmed as part of the Trust’s…...

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Two years on: evaluation of the redevelopment of ICU at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital

To mark the two-year anniversary of the official opening of the Adult Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital on 29 June 2021, CW+ has published an evaluation of the redevelopment of the ICU, focusing on the environmental enhancements of the unit. The ICU was funded through the…...

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Chelsea and Westminster Hospital hosts major FemTech event

CW Innovation was proud to host the Accelerating FemTech: London event yesterday (19 June) at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital to highlight the new Accelerating FemTech initiative and the importance of women’s health. The Health Innovation Network (HIN)’s Accelerating FemTech programme will support innovators in the women’s health space. CW Innovation…...

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Evaluation of CW Innovation’s DBM-Health app showcased as part of the Diabetes UK professional conference 2023

An evaluation of the uptake and efficacy of the DBm-Health app, a mobile app that remotely manages patients with diabetes at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, was recently showcased as part of the Diabetes UK Professional Conference 2023. The DBm-Health system, co-developed with Sensyne (now owned by Huma),…...

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Applications open for the second Horizon Fellowship programme

CW Innovation and DigitalHealth.London has announced the opening of applications to the second cohort of the Horizon Fellowship programme. The Horizon Fellowship programme empowers and supports Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust staff to lead and deliver innovative projects that are bringing much-needed change for staff and patients. Led…...

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