HSC Innovations

Dec 082020
HeartAttach: Cardiology Guidewire Separator

HeartAttach: Cardiology Guidewire Separator The Cardiology department at the Western Health and Social Care Trust (WHSCT) has teamed up with Ulster University’s Belfast School of Art to co-design a new device to improve the clinical operator workflows for Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI). Dr Aaron Peace, (cardiologist) and Dr Justin Magee (product designer) have worked together

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A Vision of a Collaborative Future for the Healthcare Sector in Northern Ireland

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Jan 212016
A Vision of a Collaborative Future for the Healthcare Sector in Northern Ireland

Recognising the shared vision of improving healthcare and strengthening the economy, Health and Social Care (HSC) Innovations, HSC Research & Development (R&D) Division and BioBusiness Limited (BioBusiness) have recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding.  This will facilitate collaborative working and knowledge exchange and commercialisation activity between academia, industry, and HSC bodies (clinicians and researchers). The

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Aug 272015
Clinical Innovation Conference  7-8 October 2015

The Clinical Innovation Collaborative is holding its 2nd conference which aims to build relationships between Northern Ireland clinical researchers and the pharmaceutical industry with a view to increasing collaborative research and adoption of innovation. Using a cross-sector approach with the needs of patients at the centre of the plans, the event is aimed at enhancing

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Aug 052015
Double success for the Northern HSC trust at the NI Healthcare Awards

Antrim Area Hospital’s Pharmacy and Medicines Management Centre was successful with two projects in the recent 16th Northern Ireland Health Care Awards.  LAMPS (Live Automated Microbiology Pharmacy Surveillance System), its software-based surveillance system for monitoring antimicrobial resistance, won in the award category ‘Innovations in quality and efficiency through technology’, whilst WriteMed, an electronic Medicines Reconciliation

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Sep 302014
Belfast Trust Licenses Rapid Group B Streptococcus Diagnostic

Belfast Health and Social Care Trust has licensed its rapid molecular diagnostic for Group B streptococcus to HiberGene Diagnostics Ltd. The Group B streptococcus assay is 100% sensitive and 93% specific when compared to direct culture.

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May 072014
Experior Medical Shares App Revenue with Belfast Trust

Belfast Health and Social Care Trust and Experior Medical Ltd have recently signed a revenue sharing agreement in relation to a new medical training app clinical software tool, Experior Medical. Medical consultants in Belfast teamed up with IT specialists to develop a mobile training app that helps medics develop their skills, leading to more accurate diagnosis and better patient care.

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Aug 142013
Protecting and Exploiting Intellectual Property in Healthcare – Event Report

On 18th June 2013 HSC Innovations in conjunction with Invest NI and the UK Intellectual Property Office delivered a workshop on ‘Protecting and Exploiting Intellectual Property in Healthcare’. There were over 60 delegates from health sector companies, clinicians and researchers from throughout Northern Ireland who participated in the interactive workshop to learn how best to protect and exploit their Intellectual Assets. This is a report of the event.

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