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Psychologically informed approaches to physiotherapy assessment and management of pain A two-day course run by the Physiotherapy Pain Association in collaboration with Pain Training and Education Tutors: Dr Pete Gladwell and Emma Bartlett This cour

An additional 20 minutes of commuting each working day is equivalent to a 19% annual pay cut when it comes to measuring how satisfied people say they are with their jobs, a new study has found.

Teaching on domestic violence and abuse (DVA) should be mandatory in medical education according to a new University of Bristol study that highlights current levels as inadequate.

NIHR CLAHRC West offers free training courses for those working in the health and care sector in the West. Their latest courses available to book include project evaluation for the voluntary sector and the basics of health economics.

In response to the urgent and global threat of antimicrobial resistance (AMR), the Medical Research Foundation (MRF), the charitable foundation of the Medical Research Council, has invested £2.85M in delivering the UK’s first nationwide PhD training prog...

There is a wealth of opportunities available this autumn from the National Institute for Health Research Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care West (NIHR CLAHRC West) free training course programme.

A staff engagement app developed by a team at University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust (UH Bristol) has led to improved staff engagement and service delivery at the trust’s central Bristol hospitals.

The University of Bristol Law School has launched a new course for anyone interested in healthcare. The LLM in Health, Law and Society, is a distinctive, master’s level degree that goes beyond traditional courses on healthcare law to look at the relatio...

The University of Bristol is involved in teaching the next generation of doctors and has launched a new campaign to get practising GPs to ‘step up and teach’.

NIHR CLAHRC West runs free courses for people working in the health and social care sector. Their training programme aims to promote the development of skills in understanding, using and producing evidence for the health, public health and commissioning...

Fifteen students from Redland Green School's post 16 centre presented their research findings to a group of senior health researchers on Wednesday 22 March. This was the culmination of two terms' work during which the students explored the world of healt...

Bristol Health Partners and Bristol City Council brought together more than 90 policy makers, service providers, decision takers and people with long term conditions and disabilities, for a work and health think tank event on Monday 30 January.

NIHR CLAHRC West continues to run free courses. Their training programme aims to promote the development of skills in understanding, using and producing evidence for the health, public health and commissioning workforce.

Common Purpose ran an ‘exploring leadership immersion experience’ on behalf of Bristol Health Partners on 17 and 18 January, for Health Integration Teams.

University Hospitals Bristol has launched a new online information platform that is accessible for nurses in the Trust, and for those considering a career there.

Many entrepreneurs find the NHS business landscape difficult to navigate, so the West of England Academic Health Science Network (AHSN) has created a training programme specifically addressing the needs of healthcare innovators.

The team behind University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust’s Happy App won the Award for Staff Engagement at the prestigious HSJ Awards on 23 November. Over the past two years, researchers from the National Institute for Health Research Collabor...

A campaign to train the next generation of potential lifesavers across the West called ‘Great Western Heart Starters’ is being launched at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) on Tuesday 18 October 2016.

Fifteen students have become the first to join a course at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) training learners for roles in a new healthcare profession.

Budding medical, veterinary and dental researchers will soon benefit from increased and enhanced PhD training opportunities, through a new Clinical Academic Training Programme across the GW4 Alliance.

People in Health West of England (PHWE) want to hear from patients and the public who are already involved in health research, or are interested in getting involved, to find out what learning and development needs they have. The PHWE team have developed a...

Alive!, in partnership with Bristol City Council, is pleased to announce the publication of ‘Making a Difference’, a new resource to improve the lives of older people living in care homes.

New training developed by the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) could help the next generation of health workers support millions of patients across Europe burdened by ‘visible differences’ and body image fears. Academics from UWE Bri...

A domestic violence training and support programme developed by Professor Gene Feder and his colleagues at the University of Bristol's Centre for Academic Primary Care has been shortlisted for the BMJ Awards in the category Innovation into Practice.

The largest analysis of GP and nurse consultations to date shows workloads in general practice have increased by 16 per cent over the past seven years, with more frequent and longer consultations.

Researchers at the University of Bristol have received more than £2.5 million from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) to carry out research that aims to increase the safety and well-being of victims of domestic violence and abuse (DVA).

Ellen Devine, Healthwatch Bristol Project Coordinator, writes about her experience of the Bristol Health and Care Awards 2016.

Skills for Health and the National Skills Academy for Health have launched a new campaign to highlight the vital role support workers play within the UK’s health sector and to say 'thank you' to unsung healthcare heroes.

Voting is now open on our strategic programme project ideas. This is your chance to help shape our future work in three important areas: the city region’s future health and care workforce; using data better in health and care; and health and care as a le...

There are a number of health research focused courses running in Bristol over the next few months that are aimed at healthcare professionals, researchers and public health practitioners.

The new Children's Focused Nursing Simulation Suite at the Glenside Campus of the University of the West of England was officially opened by Kath Evans, Experience of Care Lead – Maternity, Newborn, Children and Young People for NHS England on Tuesday 8...

Professor Steve West, Vice-Chancellor of the University of the West of England, reflects on the Comprehensive Spending Review (CSR) and how this could impact on nursing and allied healthcare provision.​...

Applications are now open for the second West of England Academic Health Science Network (WEAHSN) Healthcare Innovation Programme.

Are you a healthcare innovator in the West of England? The West of England Academic Health Science Network (WEAHSN) invites health innovators to their second Healthcare Innovation Programme scheduled to run in 2016.

A unique, world class facility at the University of Bristol for practically-based understanding of anatomy for clinical practice, providing the highest standards of training and development for healthcare professionals.

The University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) is the first Higher Education Institution (HEI) in the UK to sign up for the very latest version of a powerful simulated Radiotherapy Treatment Planning System (RTPS), which has been futureproofed.

Bristol Health Partners is proud to be sponsoring the Outstanding Apprentice of the Year - Health, Education & Care category at the Bristol Post and Bath Chronicle Apprenticeship Awards 2015. The awards recognise both businesses that help drive apprentic...

A series of six dementia study days is being held from 20 March until 19 June 2015. The study days reflect an essential paradox within dementia care – that although dementia is an illness, it is only by being able to understand dementia from the 'inside...

An initiative which aims to introduce teaching about sustainable healthcare into the medical curriculum so that graduates are prepared to contribute to the coming changes in the NHS was reported in The Lancet on 29 November.

The West of England Academic Health Science Network is developing a new resource that will support healthcare professionals across the West to develop quality improvement (QI) skills and ensure that best-practice is implemented across the region; improvi...

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