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Our year, our progress: IGHI Annual Report 2022
In 2022, our clinicians, scientists, designers, engineers, policy makers, developers, patient and public involvement specialists and more have been improving patient safety, reimagining healthcare design, educating future leaders, optimising medical innovations and championing healthcare for all.
Digital Health in Primary Health Care in Sub-Saharan Africa
Our report 'Digital health in primary health care: Current use and future opportunities in the Sub-Saharan African region' sets out where digital technologies are being used to drive primary health care innovation across Sub-Saharan Africa, underpinned by examples and lessons learned from experts across the region.
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NHS Data: Maximising its impact for all, 2023
Our report, 'NHS Data: Maximising its impact for all' identifies strategic and technical recommendations to move towards developing a health data policy ecosystem that is designed so that value, either clinical, societal or financial, is more readily extracted from patient data.
Healthy Environments, Diverse Perspectives (full), 2021
This report describes an innovative online public dialogue about healthy environments that was co-designed with a multidisciplinary team of researchers, designers, videographers, community involvement experts, and six community “co-creators”, with a focus on engaging with under-represented groups using a creative approach.
Healthy Environments, Diverse Perspectives (summary), 2021
This summary report details findings from a community-led innovative online project about healthy environments. A diverse group of about 100 members of the UK public took part, with various interactive elements to spark discussion. The aim was to gather their views to inform the UKRI/NERC’s healthy environment research programme in making decisions about priorities for future research, supported by public funds.
The impact of climate change on mental health, 2021
Our report, 'The impact of climate change on mental health and emotional wellbeing: current evidence and implications for policy and practice,' explores the interrelationship between the climate crisis and mental health and presents a series of recommendations to address this growing global issue. Co-authored with Imperial's Grantham Institute - Climate Change and the Environment.
Harnessing the power of data, 2021
Our report, 'Harnessing the power of data: can reality catch up with ambition?' highlights the key barriers and enablers of the successful use of data-driven technologies in health care. It also offers a diagnostic toolkit for health and social care organisations to determine readiness to enable data and analytics. Produced in partnership with EY.
Embracing digital, 2021
Our report, 'Embracing digital: Is COVID-19 the catalyst for lasting change?' explores the uptake and impact of digital technologies in health and social care since the pandemic. It also identifies a number of factors that must be addressed to support the sectors’ long-term implementation of data and technology. Produced in partnership with EY and YouGov.
Our reports 2019
IGHI reports 2017
NRLS research and development, 2016
This report presents the findings of IGHI's National Reporting and Learning System (NRLS) Research and Development Programme, setting out the current state of patient safety incident reporting in the NHS and offering recommendations for improvements to incident reporting systems.