The scale of transformation necessary to deliver the ambition outlined within Salford Locality plan is a considerable challenge that will require widespread innovation, enhanced use of technology and a commitment to research. Our existing partnerships, our relationships with academic organisations and most importantly our integrated IM&T system, means that Salford is uniquely placed within Greater Manchester to be a test bed for innovation and research.
We strive to promote and support various quality improvement programmes across Salford. Find out about our innovation and research work across the City.
Salford CCG is pleased to announce the launch of its 2019-20 Innovation Fund Challenges Call. The Innovation Fund Challenges Call is inviting applications proposing innovative new solutions, to address the specific challenges highlighted below.
Innovation Challenge 1: Mental Capacity Act Training - Seeking a new scalable digital solution which fulfils a need to provide experiential learning through decision-making scenario training.
Innovation Challenge 2: Mental Health Crisis Prevention – Seeking approaches to supporting adults with emerging / escalating mental health needs in the community to prevent acute presentations and offer alternatives to presentation at A+E.
Innovation Challenge 3: Salford Living Well – Seeking approaches to support the development of web / app based technology to hold ‘my story’ information for people seeking support from the Living Well Service.
Please see the application pack documents at the bottom of the page for full details regarding each of the three challenges.
Initial applications should be made via the Application Form below, and submitted to email@example.com.
Applications must be submitted by close of business on Friday 20th December 2019
Applications will be assessed and scored, and applicants notified by 10th January 2020.
Those that are shortlisted will be invited to present their proposals to an Innovation Fund Panel on either the 27th or 28th January 2020. This panel provides an independent and final review of all bids and will make a final decision. Please note that the decision of this panel is final and there are no mechanisms for appeal.
Applicants should ensure that they secure their availability for these dates ahead of making an application.
Please note that successful projects must be able to start work within 3 months of confirmation of funding award (decisions expected by end of 31st January 2020), and will need to be delivered within 12-months of their start date.
IC1 Mental Capacity Act Training
IC2 Mental Health Crisis Prevention
IC3 Salford Living Well
Challenges Call Application Form
Challenges Call Application Guidance
Challenges Call Terms and Conditions