Mid Yorks supports the development of innovative ideas through a number of routes.
Mid Yorks is a member of Medipex which is a healthcare innovation hub working with industry and academia to improve patient care. Through accelerating knowledge transfer by bringing together the necessary key partenrs we work to ensure healthcare innovations realise their full potential.
Kaizen Promotion Office
The purpose of the Kaizen Promotion Office (KPO) Team is to implement the Mid Yorkshire Quality Improvement System which is based on the Virginia Mason methodology and the Toyota Production System. Kaizen is a Japanese word meaning 'continuous improvement'. The ultimate goal of any improvement here at Mid Yorkshire is to achieve excellent patient experience each and every time. The KPO Intranet link>>> is only available to Mid Yorks affiliated personel.
Intellectual Property Policy
This policy sets out the rules of ownership, protection and exploitation of intellectual property (IP) arising from employees’ work. It aims to maintain a balance between the legitimate needs of the Trust to protect its interests and the provision of a creative working environment for staff. The policy applies to exploitation of ideas and innovations, via licensing and spin-out companies. Intellectual Property Management and Exploitation Policy.pdf [pdf] 148KB
Innovation Disclosure Form