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Our Chair Andrea Young gives an update on changes to the leadership of the partnership, and some of the tough decisions our Board has had to wrestle with recently.

Professor David Wynick and Lisa Buckle give an update on the work of the Integrated Pain Management Health Integration Team (IPM HIT) in 2017-18.

Stephen Hill, a patient representative on the Stroke Care Pathway Review, talks about his hopes for the Stroke Health Integration Team.

Jenny Donovan, Professor of Social Medicine, University of Bristol and Director of the NIHR CLAHRC West on the recent findings from two large prostate cancer trials that she has led.

Cllr Mark Bradshaw is Labour Co-op member for Bedminster, Bristol and served as Cabinet Member for Transport under Mayor Marvin Rees until April 2017, and as Deputy Mayor for Place under Mayor George Ferguson from 2013 to 2015.

Adrian Davis on the Government's 'deplorable' roads programme, which, he argues, runs counter to the evidence, doesn't represent efficient use of funds and will lead to untold ecological damage.

Adrian Davis describes Sustrans' new Active Travel Toolbox, which gives policy makers the evidence they need to support walking and cycling as a health intervention. Adrian is a co-Director of SHINE.

Zoe Trinder-Widdess, Bristol Health Partners Communications Manager, on some of the Health Integration Team highlights from this year's Healthy City Week, which takes place 7-14 October 2017.

Trish Harding and Olly Watson of Bristol Health Partners reflect on the networking session they ran at this year’s Health Integration Team conference.

Health complications caused by nutritional deficiencies in homeless problem-drinkers can be avoided if they are addressed early, write Dr Sharea Ijaz and Zoe Trinder-Widdess, NIHR CLAHRC West, Bristol.

In this blog post, originally published as the foreword of our 2016-17 annual review, Bristol Health Partners Director David Relph reflects on what the partnership has achieved not just in the last year, but over the last five years since its inception.

In this blog post, originally published as part of our 2016-17 annual review, Bristol Health Partners Chair Andrea Young reflects on the partnership's achievements over the last year, and what the future holds.

Helen Malson and Hugh Herzig, Directors of the Eating Disorders Health Integration Team (EDHIT), reflect on the team's work and achievements over the last year, including an art exhibition of work by people with experience of eating disorders.

Directors Adrian Davis and Suzanne Audrey, together with Marcus Grant, reflect on their work to promote the importance of healthy urban environments through the Supporting Healthy Inclusive Neighbourhood Environments Health Integration Team (SHINE HIT).

Dr Jonathan Evans and Inge Shepherd, Directors of the Improving Perinatal Mental Health Health Integration Team, give an update on progress in 2016-17, including the successful application for a new specialist community perinatal mental health service.

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