The Lancashire and Cumbria Innovation Alliance (LCIA) is a collaborative hosted by Lancashire Care NHS Foundation and includes Lancaster Health Hub, the two Lancashire vanguard areas; Fylde Coast vanguard and Better Care Together (link to both pages in the section below) as well as Lancaster University and the Innovation Agency. We were formed as part of the NHS England Test Bed pilot which saw seven sites across England, of which we are one, awarded the opportunity to pilot various technologies as part of NHS England’s 5 Year Forward View to provide modernised healthcare to patients across the country.
Alongside the partners, the LCIA is also working with eight Innovators who are bringing their expertise and technology to help develop the programme. The eight Innovators are:
You can read more about each of the Innovators here.