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Alternatives to acute hospital admissions for older people appear safe and could reduce use of acute hospital care and length of time receiving care, a new study from the University of Bristol published in BMJ Open ​has found.

A research team at the University of Bristol, including researchers from ITHAcA HIT and NIHR CLAHRC West, has won a prestigious international award for a technology that could help in the fight against antibiotic resistance.

Parkinson's and Other Movement Disorders The Movement Disorders Health Integration Team (HIT) is a team of clinical staff, scientists, charity and industry representatives, and patients. They are working together to improve treatment and support for peop...

Professor Sarah Purdy and Dr Peter Goyder, Directors of the Integration to Avoid Hospital Admissions Health Integration Team (ITHAcA HIT), give an update on the HIT's activities in 2016-17.

Retinal Conditions Health Integration Team (RENOIR HIT) The Retinal Outreach, Integration and Research Health Integration Team (RENOIR HIT) built on Bristol Eye Hospital's existing regional, national and international strengths. Bristol Eye Hospital has...

Respiratory Infections (RuBICoN) The Respiratory Health Integration Team (HIT) was a team of doctors and scientists, who worked together to improve advice and support for parents and patients, and to reduce antibiotic use in the treatment of respiratory...

Avoidable admissions General avoidable admissions projects A tool to examine where an admission has been avoided. Funded by APCRC, led by Helen Baxter in collaboration with Bristol and South Gloucestershire CCGs Exploring the role of first aid edu...

Managing risk This work stream has been developed because, in treating frail elderly patients, one major issue is how to manage the risk of not admitting patients in primary care, and in discharging patients from secondary into primary care. In this...

Health Integration Teams (HITs) have brought £3,988,121 of funding to the region since July 2016. Some of these awards are for research, while others are for service innovation.

ITHAcA HIT achievements Here are some of the highlights of what the Avoiding Hospital Admissions Health Integration Team have achieved so far.

Dementia Health Integration Team (HIT) The Dementia Health Integration Team (HIT) is a team of professionals who are all working together to transform care for people affected by dementia through comprehensive research, integrating and improving care ser...

Hospital admission rates are 55 per cent higher in some areas than in others because of a greater prevalence of conditions such as diabetes, alcoholism, dementia and socioeconomic deprivation.

Bristol Bones and Joints Bristol Bones and Joints Health Integration Team (HIT) harnesses evidence-based clinical practice and the associated research to fill knowledge gaps and improve care pathways and outcomes for patients with musculoskeletal conditi...

Improving Care in Self-Harm HIT The Improving Care in Self-Harm Health Integration Team (HIT) is working to reduce the number of suicides in the Bristol area, by transforming understanding of self-harm across the health service and improving treatment an...

The Eating Disorders Health Integration Team The Eating Disorders Health Integration Team (HIT) is a team of people with lived experience of eating disorders, psychologists, academics, commissioners, care and support providers and other experts, workin...

Six projects relating to the work of Bristol Health Partners Health Integration Teams (HITs) are being taken forward by NIHR CLAHRC West from their 2016 project call.

The results of NIHR CLAHRC West's preliminary evaluation of the ‘Health Integration Team’ model have been published in BMC Health Services Research.

When considering admitting patients over the age of 65 for acute hospital care, alternatives such as hospital at home, admission to a local community hospital or extended stays and treatment in A&E are a viable option say NIHR-funded researchers from the...

Our 2015-16 annual review was launched at our annual Health Integration Team (HIT) conference on 17 June. The Bristol Health Partners annual review showcases the work of the partnership and includes updates from most of our 20 HITs and a round-up of the...

Professor Sarah Purdy and Dr Peter Goyder, Directors of the Integration to Avoid Hospital Admissions Health Integration Team (ITHAcA HIT), gives an update on the HIT's activities in 2015-16.

New research funded by the British Red Cross and carried out by UWE Bristol (the University of the West of England) and the University of Bristol aims to discover what information will help people know what to do and where to go when a person is unwell.

On 17 November, 250 members of the public and 24 speakers came together to explore what makes a city healthy, as part of the health strand of the Festival of the Future City.

Dr Peter Goyder, Urgent Care Clinical Lead at Bristol Clinical Commissioning Group, has been appointed as the new Co-Director of ITHAcA HIT. Peter will be working alongside Sarah Purdy, the current ITHAcA HIT Director.

Bristol Network for Equality in Early Years Health and Wellbeing (BoNEE) The Bristol Network for Equality in Early Years Health and Wellbeing Health Integration Team (BoNEE HIT) is a team of academics, public health specialists, parent and community grou...

Chronic Kidney Disease HIT The Chronic Kidney Disease Health Integration Team (CKD HIT) is a team of clinical staff and patients, working together to improve patient outcomes and care pathways for patients with kidney disease. The Health Survey for En...

Child Injury (CIPIC) The Child Injury Health Integration Team (HIT) is a team of nurses, doctors, practitioners and scientists, working together to reduce the number of unintentional injuries to children across the Bristol area. They are also aiming to i...

Bristol Immunisation Group The Bristol Immunisation Group Health Integration Team (BIG HIT) is a team of public and child health experts, scientists and health practitioners working together to improve the uptake of immunisations across Bristol. The i...

Active People: Promoting Healthy Life Expectancy (APPHLE) The Active People: Promoting Healthy Life Expectancy (APPHLE) Health Integration Team (HIT) is a team of academics, clinicians, commissioners and older people, working together to improve activity...

Professor Sarah Purdy, Director of the Integration to Avoid Hospital Admissions Health Integration Team (ITHAcA HIT), gives an update on the HIT's activities in 2014-15.

The National Institute for Health Research Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care West (NIHR CLAHRC West) has announced the first round of research projects that it will be working on in the first part of 2015.

The Avoiding Hospital Admissions Health Integration Team (ITHAcA HIT) aims to reduce avoidable hospital admissions across Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire. Avoiding unnecessary use of emergency hospital services is one of the biggest cha...

Professor Sarah Purdy reviews the 2013-14 work of the Avoiding Hospital Admissions Health Integration Team (ITHAcA HIT).​...

Attendances at emergency departments can be reduced by enabling patients to see the same GP every time they visit their doctor’s surgery. This is just one of several recommendations made in a report led by researchers at the University of Bristol.

The Avon Primary Care Research Collaborative (APCRC) seminar on Bristol Health Partners and our Health Integration Teams (HITs) on 19 November proved very popular, with more people than were registered turning up on the day.

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