Bradford and Craven Innovation Hub – Improvement Academy supporting leaders to implement innovations that will improve outcomes locally


Bradford District and Craven has been selected by the Health Foundation to be one of four Innovation Hubs. The project will involve all NHS organisations across the Bradford District and Craven ‘place’ including, the local authority working alongside the Voluntary and Community Sector Assembly; Healthwatch Bradford; Bradford Institute of Health Research; Yorkshire & Humber Academic Health Science Network; Yorkshire and Humber Improvement Academy; and the University of Bradford. There will be a dedicated post to bring innovation to life and tackle the health inequalities that affect our communities.

YHARC’s Implementation arm, the Yorkshire and Humber Improvement Academy will act as coaches and mentors to those leading implementation of innovations so that the Innovation Hub has a strong evidence-based approach and to embed changes that help improve outcomes for people across that place.

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