design in healthcare

We are an innovation lab working at the heart of healthcare.

We are an innovation lab working at the heart of healthcare.

In fact our studio sits within a major NHS Trust in London, giving us unparalleled access to patients, clinicians and staff

We translate research into products that improve health outcomes

Our work includes Helix Lab, a portfolio of healthcare innovation projects, and the Design Strategy Team, who help other teams apply our methods.

What are the benefits and risks of sharing healthcare data?

Free exhibition: Can of worms

Would you share your medical information to help improve standards of healthcare?

We held a public exhibition in our studio at St Mary’s Hospital.

Amber Plans - advance care planning platform

Featured project: Amber Care Plans

Digital Care Planning’s first product is designed to make the advance care planning process as easy as possible, so anyone can do it from the comfort of their own home. Read about the project or make a plan.

"Helix is unique in combining the creativity of a digital studio and academic rigour of a clinical research lab with unparalleled access to the frontline of healthcare."

Daniel Dickens, MD of Helix Centre

Meet the team

Meet the rest of the team

Our funders

Our work relies on funding from a range of funders across UK Research and Innovation, grants from healthcare innovation funds, and generous philanthropic donations.

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Work with us

We are currently looking for two talented developers to join our technology team, and a brilliant designer to join our strategy team - click here to find out more.