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Older patients who do not see the same GP over a period of time are at higher risk of emergency hospital admission than those who see the same or a small number of GPs, according to new research.

Hospital trusts across the country are being urged to use an initiative developed in Bristol to improve patient safety in emergency departments.

New research commissioned by British Red Cross and led by Dr Julie Mytton at UWE Bristol shows that over a third of people who attend accident and emergency departments were seeking help because they were 'worried and didn't know what to do'.

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.

Dr Julie Mytton, Director of the Child Injury (CIPIC) Health Integration Team gives an update of the HIT's activities in 2016-17. CIPIC aims to support the commissioning and delivery of activities to reduce injuries, and their consequences, in children.

Salena Williams and Sue Dursley, Co- Directors of the Improving Care in Self-Harm Health Integration Team (STITCH HIT) give an update on the HIT's activities in 2016-17. STITCH HIT is working to reduce the number of suicides in the Bristol area.

The Improving Care in Self-Harm Health Integration Team (STITCH HIT) have had some spectacular successes over the last few years. The team have been working hard to make improvements to take self-harm care towards parity of esteem with physical illness, i...

Gemma Self writes about how health care is funded - and how a future of health service providers being paid to keep people well might look. Gemma is Director at Reimagine Health, a small consultancy focused on redesigning incentives in healthcare to focu...

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.

​Salena Williams, Director of the Improving Care in Self-Harm Health Integration Team (STITCH 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.

Dr Julie Mytton, Director of the Child Injury Health Integration Team (CIPIC HIT) gives an update of the HIT's activities in 2015-16.

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 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...

Dr Julie Mytton, Director of the Child Injury Health Integration Team (CIPIC HIT) reflects on the team's achievements in 2013-14.

Salena Williams, Director of the Improving Care in Self-Harm Health Integration Team (STITCH HIT), looks back at the team's work in 2013-14.

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 Improving Care in Self-Harm (STITCH) Health Integration Team held a ground-breaking 'shared voices' conference in October where Bristol Royal Infirmary Emergency Department (ED) staff and self-harm patients came together for the first time.

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