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Professor John Macleod and Thara Raj look back over the work of the Sexual Health Improvement for Population and Patients (SHIPP) HIT during 2016-17. SHIPP works to promote evidence based sexual health improvement.

An update on the work of the Respiratory Infections Health Integration Team during 2016-17 from Professor Alastair Hay. The team has been working to improve advice and support for parents and patients and to reduce antibiotic use since December 2012.

Dr Udaya Udayaraj gives an update on the work of the Chronic Kidney Disease Health Integration Team (CKD HIT) over the last year. The CKD HIT aims to improve patient outcomes and care pathways for patients with kidney disease.

Psychosis Health Integration Team (HIT) Directors Dr Sarah Sullivan, Dr Simon Downer, James Robinson and Martha Sneyd on the team's activities in 2016-17. The team aims to improve the support, treatment, services and lives of people with psychosis.

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.

Dr Nicola Wiles and Dr David Kessler, Directors of the Psychological Therapies in Primary Care Health Integration Team (InPsyTe HIT), give an update on the HIT's work in 2016-17.

Dr Alan Whone, Director of the Parkinson's and Other Movement Disorders Health Integration Team (MOVE HIT), gives an update on the HIT's progress in 2016-17.

Professor David Wynick gives an update on the work of the Integrated Pain Management Health Integration Team in 2016-17. The team focuses on improvements in performance, productivity and efficiency within local and regional chronic pain services.

Professor Selena Gray and Dr Afroditi Stathi, Directors of the Active Older People Health Integration Team give an update on their work in 2016-2017.

Sue Wensley, Elizabeth Coulthard and Emma Moody, Directors of the Dementia Health Integration Team (HIT), reflect on the team's work and successes in 2016-17.

We have been working to confirm the scope and shape of the partnership as we move into the next financial year. With many of our partner organisations experiencing fresh financial constraints in the coming year, this has led to a reduction in our budget.

In this blog post, first published in the HSJ, Peter Brindle spells out three ingredients which can ensure that evidence – with all its money-saving potential – is incorporated into NHS practice.

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...

Following her keynote address at the NHS Research and Development (R&D) Forum at the end of May, Hannah Antoniades believes every service user has the right to decide if they want access to information about mental health and dementia research.

Professor Selena Gray and Dr Afroditi Stathi, Directors of the Active Older People Health Integration Team (APPHLE HIT) give an update on their work in 2015-16.

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