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Dr Alan Whone and Lucy Mooney, Director and Deputy-Director of the Parkinson's and Other Movement Disorders Health Integration Team (MOVE HIT), give an update on the HIT's progress in 2018-19.

Professor David Wynick and Lisa Buckle give an update on the work of the Integrated Pain Management Health Integration Team (IPM HIT) in 2018-19.

Dementia Health Integration Team (HIT) Project Manager Julie Clayton on how attitudes to dementia are being challenged by projects like the Restaurant that Makes Mistakes.

Dr Myles Linton, a health economist in NIHR CLAHRC West’s efficiency team, has been on secondment to mental health charity Second Step for one day a week since September 2018. Here he gives tips on how researchers can make a difference with a secondment.

Gareth Hooper, Health and Social Care Commissioning Manager, NHS Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group, writes about how to come up with good hypotheses at the start of an intervention.

Dr Sophie Taysom is an independent policy analyst at Keyah Consulting. Here she reflects on the discussions at the Bristol Health Partners AI in Health and Care: How do we get it right? event that took place on 28 November.

Dr Suzanne Audrey is senior research fellow in public health at the University of Bristol with an interest in the health benefits of walking. She is co-director of the SHINE HIT.

On Friday 21 September, the Sexual Health Improvement Programme (SHIP) Health Integration Team (HIT) and BASHH (British Association of Sexual Health and HIV) hosted an open event focused on antimicrobial resistance in sexual health.

Michelle Farr, Senior Research Associate at NIHR CLAHRC West, on her research on how advice services offer a lifeline for people who have health conditions or disabilities. These services are under threat after years of austerity.

Almost every issue 20mph raises is energy related and the answer to each, along with many of our urban challenges, can be found by looking for the lowest energy solution.

Rachael Gooberman-Hill, Director of Elizabeth Blackwell Institute for Health Research, University of Bristol, describes the Institute's innovative approach to global health challenges. Another Bristol Firsts blog to mark NHS70.

Professor Marianne Thoresen describes her groundbreaking work to prevent brain injuries in new-born babies who have been starved of oxygen by cooling them.

Bristol City Council is consulting on 20mph limits in Bristol. If you are one of the seven out of 10 who supports 20mph, then the consultation is your chance to show your support, both where you live and in other areas of the city.

David Relph, who has been Director of Bristol Health Partners since 2014, left the role in April 2018. Here he pays tribute to the people he's worked with, as well as the power of the partnership and the Health Integration Team model.

In this blog post, originally published as the foreword of our 2017-18 annual review, Bristol Health Partners Chair Andrea Young reflects on the ups and downs of our partnership over the last year.

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