Bristol Health Partners

Bristol Community Health Advocates will hold an awareness raising event on Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) at UWE Bristol on Friday 15 May 2015.
The event is organised as part of FORWARD (Foundation for Women's Health Research and Development), a campaigning group committed to gender equality and safeguarding the rights of African girls and women.

 

Men visiting their GP with symptoms of anxiety or depression are more likely to have experienced or carried out some form of behaviour linked to domestic violence and abuse, according to a new University of Bristol study

 

A new study, published in the Journal of Public Health, examining changes in BMI in children aged 4-11 years, found that that the number of obese children doubles between the first and last years of primary school and that children who are obese when they start school are likely to continue to be overweight by the time they leave for secondary school.

 

Measuring the size of a child's head is done routinely worldwide to screen for possible learning or developmental problems but new research out today suggests that differences within the normal range of measurements are common - and mainly due to human error - and should not unduly concern parents.

 

Bristol Health Partners Director David Relph on the partnership's new strategic direction, which will be launched on 12 June at the annual Health Integration Team conference.

 

People from across Bristol's healthcare and developer communities came together on 23 April for the inaugural Bristol Health Tech Meetup at Engine Shed. The meetup saw more than 100 people, including developers, data experts, clinicians, patients, academics and others interested in the intersection of health and technology, come together to discuss projects happening in the city.

 
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Bristol Health Partners is a collaboration between the city's three NHS trusts, three clinical commissioning groups, two universities and its local authority. We aim to maximise Bristol's health research, and to transform the understanding, prevention and treatment of key health problems in Bristol.  

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Our Health Integration Teams (HITs) are cross-organisational and interdisciplinary groups. They are tackling major health priorities by working together in a new integrated way.

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