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Decision-makers still need evidence if they are to prevent growing healthcare costs, including those relating to impacts from climate change. Daniel Black discusses systemic inertia and potentially transformative research projects.

Mike Bell, our Patient and Public Involvement Facilitator, describes the work of the Bristol Young Persons Advisory Group (YPAG) which comprises young people aged between 10 and 17 who are interested in healthcare and research.

This is your chance to help shape our future work in three major programmes: the city region’s future health and care workforce; using data better in health and care; and health and care as a leader in sustainability.

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.​...

Developing effective patient and public involvement (PPI) takes time and commitment, says People in Health West of England's Hildegard Dumper.

Marcus Grant, SHINE Director, rounds up the National Urban Design Group annual conference.

People in Health West of England's Hildegard Dumper asks how citizens can play their part in shaping and leading the health system of the future.

Guy Robertson, Director of Positive Ageing Associates, explores how negative attitudes to ageing can affect longevity and the quality of later life.

Becky Pollard, new Director of Public Health in Bristol, talks about her priorities for improving health in the city and the importance of partnership working.

Bristol Health Partners Director David Relph on the partnership's new strategic direction, which will be launched on 12 June at the annual Health Integration Team conference.

We have an innovative and possibly unique approach to patient and public involvement (PPI) in the West. People in Health West of England's Hildegard Dumper explains.

Daniella Radice, Assistant Mayor for Public Health at Bristol City Council writes about health inequality in Bristol.

Bristol Mayor George Ferguson explores the health and wellbeing benefits of Bristol becoming European Green Capital in 2015.

Bristol Health Partners Director David Relph reflects on his first nine months in the role, and looks ahead to what 2015 and beyond holds, outlining his ambitions for the partnership.

To mark alcohol awareness week, Bristol City Council cabinet member for health Gus Hoyt reflects on the effects alcohol can have on people in the run up to Christmas.

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