A new way to share good practice and experience within the NHS
Call out to NHS suppliers for involvement
BOB.health is building a community of NHS staff who create, share and act on the experience of others in the NHS – including the best use of your innovation, whether that be a device, diagnostic, medicine or medtech:
|Generating proactive calls to you for support from additional NHS organisations||Demonstrating optimal use of your innovation where it is already used to bring benefit to more patients||Being one of few organisations to underpin a transformational service for the entire NHS|
When starting an NHS project, big or small, NHS staff find it hard to discover the experience and practice of other people who have delivered something similar.
BOB.health will be a free-to-NHS online platform, helping NHS staff create and share “how-to” instructional case studies. A reader can then learn the context of others' thinking and decisions, providing evidence to inform a project in a different local setting.
Why us and why now?
As founders, our professional work in healthcare has seen all sorts of innovations fail to reach their potential. We decided to fix this, developing a concept originating from strategic communications agency, Aurora.
Following three years of research, prototyping, behaviour science assessment and meeting with NHS stakeholders across the system, we are ready to move into the limelight. We aim to liberate proven good practice and experience of innovations from institutional silos across the UK healthcare system.
Working collaboratively, we can drive improved service quality in the NHS and deliver better patient experience and outcomes.
What's the offer to NHS suppliers?
As a responsible NHS supplier, you can profile how your innovation is optimally used to bring maximum benefit to patients and value to the NHS in a local setting. This will demonstrate how a device, diagnostic, medicine, medtech or service supersedes outdated products, approaches or procedures. This new approach and channel to profile your collaborative approach to patient access:
|Creates a new type of case study that guides NHS stakeholders on how to implement your innovation effectively||Uncovers useful new insights around your innovation's implementation within the NHS||Publishes the case study on BOB.health to reach key CCG/Trust decision makers and accelerate adoption|
Founders Marc Southern (left) & Neil Crump (right)
Get in touch
If you’re curious to secure a pioneering approach to maximise the benefits that your innovation brings to patients, please get in touch.
If you have any questions, please call us on 07738 206 153
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Access to your information and correction
You have the right to request a copy of the information that BOB.health holds about you just as you would with any other business. If you would like a copy of some or all of your personal information, please send us an email. We want to make sure that your personal information is accurate and up to date. You may ask us to correct or remove information you think is inaccurate.
BOB.health has been founded by Neil & Marc who have worked in healthcare communications for many years. They've seen great ideas fail to spread and scale. They are on a mission to solve this, collaborating with people who are equally passionate about fixing this. You can read more about their origin story on the BOB.health blog.
Marc Southern, Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Digital leader, 17 years experience creating user-led solutions for healthcare.
Passionate about creating beautifully simple and easy to use online platforms and building healthcare communities.
Give Marc a call: 07901 826 123.
Neil Crump, Co-Founder & Chief Partnership Officer
Communications expert, 22 years in healthcare marketing communications for private, public and third sector organisations.
Obsessed with fixing the challenge of experience and practice sharing in the NHS.
Give Neil a call: 07738 206 153.
Frequently asked questions
Who is this platform for?
This platform is being created to help everyone in the NHS who is making change happen and want to see their evidenced ideas spread and scale.
When do you launch?
We are collaborating with NHS staff and organisations to finalise the specifications for the build of the platform. We are launching a COVID-19 module 15 April.
How is BOB.health funded?
Our free-to-NHS service is made possible from revenue generated by sponsored case studies from responsible NHS suppliers. They will be able to profile how their innovation is used optimally in a local setting to bring maximum benefit to patients and value to the NHS.
What do you mean by 'instructional' ‘case studies?
Classic case studies contain little to no insights that could help someone understand practical implementation. BOB.health case studies will provide context, guidance, tips and useful resources for a repeat of a similar project elsewhere in the NHS.
How will you handle conflicts of interests?
We will provide total transparency for people’s motivation to create or share content. We ask people to declare any interests about a given case study. Others can then take this on-board when understanding someone else’s work.