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How Clinical Engineering Innovation can work with you

Are you a CUH employee with ideas on how to improve patient care? Would you like help to identify, filter and prioritise unmet clinical needs in your area?

  • IDEA* - Idea or problem area submitted from staff member, CEI gather further information.
  • EXPLORE - Explore project options followed by concepts, prototyping and establish funding routes.
  • MANUFACTURE - Test and finalise designs then set-up manufacture methods.
  • IMPLEMENT - Clinical implementation of product and commercialisation options assessed.

* Information can be found on Connect (CUH staff using Trust computers only)

Are you a medical technology company or consultancy looking to find a clinical expert to work with, or independent review of ideas you are developing?

  • ENQUIRY - We will arrange an initial meeting to discuss your needs, timescales and budgets.
  • PROPOSAL - Project feasibility will be assessed, if achievable a proposal will be put together.
  • DELIVER - On agreement from both parties we will arrange visits, interviews, and reviews.
  • FEEDBACK - Once finished we would love to get your feedback on the service we have provided.

Non-urgent advice: Examples of projects we have done with external clients include

  • Clinical insight visits: visiting a specific clinical area, with a focus on the technology of interest.
  • Clinical insight interviews: a set of interviews with a range of relevant clinical and technical colleagues to discuss a technical or clinical area in detail.
  • Simulation Space provision: access to our dedicated simulation centre, complete with both high and low fidelity mannequins, recording equipment and observation space.

Contact Clinical Engineering Innovation.