The deadline for submissions is midday on 4 September 2013.
Professor Alistair Burns, National Clinical Director for Dementia.
People with dementia and their carers want, and deserve, integrated health and social care approaches which fit their lifestyles and allow them to access services when it suits them, not when it suits the service.Innovative ways of harnessing the coming innovations in modern medicine.They concluded that a more integrated approach could radically improve quality and outcomes.Jeremy Hunt, Secretary of State for Health said: With the G8 Summit in London on 11 December, its important that innovation sits at the very heart of the way health and care services work.NHS Innovation Challenge, which was hunting for exciting innovations from within the NHS workforce.Britain has a proud history of discovery and innovation from the smallpox vaccine, to antibiotics, to the discovery and sequencing of DNA; from the clinical thermometer, to the ECG to MRI scanners, Sir Bruce Keogh said at the event.Over half a million pounds in prize money was on offer across several categories, as well as substantial mentoring and support from the sponsors and judging team to ensure that the innovations on display were disseminated far and wide.In every organisation there is a core of emerging leaders - junior doctors, graduate trainees, clinical scientists - who possess the ideas, energy and passion to become the engine room for change.
By using a rounded approach to care, they were able to reduce A E visits by 45 percent and hospital admissions by 43 percent, representing a saving of 225,000 in just 12 months.Ambitious people, without a clear focus and defined objectives, tend to do too much.It is not enough for leaders to just give out the right signals and expect a culture of innovation to emerge.NHS Challenge Prizes site.Today's great ideas are out there among the front line staff who deliver care every day, recognise the issues and know how to make things better.But the truth is we are still a long way from providing the right conditions wyoming gift shop for innovation to thrive and permeate across the NHS.
Another nice project was the 3 Dimensions For Diabetes venture created by Kings College Hospital.
That's not to say innovation isn't there - one look at the record numbers of high-quality entries in the last round of NHS Innovation Challenge Prizes confirms that ideas abound at all levels and in all areas of the service.
NHS England, said: We need to see a shift in the way dementia care is organised and delivered in the UK if we are to deliver better outcomes for people with dementia, and their carers, and help them live well with dementia.
Personalised services that reflect the needs and expectations of patients and their families.