Bristol Health Partners

On Thursday 30 July, Professors David Nutt and George Davey Smith will examine the case for an evidence-based approach to pharmacology using anti-depressants and statins as key examples.


The second Elizabeth Blackwell public lecture will be given by Professor Dame Anne Johnson, Professor of Infectious Disease Epidemiology at University College London, on 'When pathogens meet people: controlling infectious disease epidemics' on 2 November.


More than £150,000 will be awarded to new ideas to address England's biggest healthcare challenges in the first wave of this year's NHS Innovation Challenge Prizes.


Bristol City Council has won the CLeaR Leadership award for its continued efforts to reduce smoking and tackle tobacco in the area. The council was recognised for its strong partnership working via its smokefree alliance, and its ambitious plans to rollout smokefree play parks and children's centres across the city.


Healing times for skin ulcers and bedsores can be reduced by a third with the use of low-intensity ultrasound, scientists from the Universities of Sheffield and Bristol have found.


The aim of Kitchen on Prescription is to create a 'socially prescribed' healthcare intervention that enables healthcare professionals to refer people with a long term condition to a motivational healthy eating cooking course. The programme is supported by Bristol Green Capital.

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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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