Blogs

Press release: Bloomberg Philanthropies’ European Mayors Challenge

Lizzie Insall
Monday, 13 April 2015 - 3:42pm

Innovation Unit and ISOS Partnership to Provide Implementation and Learning Support for Bloomberg Philanthropies’ European Mayors Challenge Cities

Support to 5 winning cities and 16 finalists to surface common themes and models that can be shared

Today, Innovation Unit and ISOS partnership are proud to highlight a partnership with Bloomberg Philanthropies creating a new robust programme of support for five winning cities and 16 finalists of the 2014 Bloomberg Philanthropies European Mayors Challenge. Through the competition’s new partners, Bloomberg...

Beyond the Fragments: scaling NHS change

Martha Hampson
Wednesday, 11 March 2015 - 6:43pm

At Innovation Unit we talk a lot about scale: what are the systems and cultures that allow great practice and ideas to spread, and how do we create them? NHS Change Day has demonstrated that there are fantastic innovations, activities and services happening within the NHS across the country (see the Change Day website for some great examples of this work in action, and our own ‘10 Ideas for Health’...

Power to the people - our hopes for patient driven change in the NHS

Francesca Cignola
Wednesday, 11 March 2015 - 2:51pm

Today, we’ve blogged already about how working together at local levels of collaboration creates a culture of better, lower cost, more personalised support for those who use wellbeing and physical health services within the NHS. Great new initiatives like NHS Change Day help us highlight that yes, it is possible to do something better together.

So now it’s time to go even deeper. What does it take for people - and by people we mean service...