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Online GP consultation systems may not be the silver bullet for reducing GP workload and patient waiting times that government policymakers are hoping for, NIHR-funded research from the University of Bristol has found.

A highly successful, evidence-based domestic violence and abuse identification and referral programme (IRIS – Identification and Referral to Improve Safety) developed by researchers at the University of Bristol has launched as a social enterprise.

A new app to help people who are considering self-harm or having suicidal thoughts is launching in Bristol on 30 November. The distrACT app is designed to give easy, quick and discreet access to general health information and advice about self-harm.

Research for the RAC Foundation has added weight to the argument that scrapping the oldest cars owned by people living in towns and cities would have negligible effect on air quality.

Older patients who do not see the same GP over a period of time are at higher risk of emergency hospital admission than those who see the same or a small number of GPs, according to new research.

Balancing improvements in health against the cost of such improvements in primary care is vital to achieve a cost-effective and efficient healthcare system, finds a new report by University of Bristol researchers and published in the BMJ.

Babies whose mothers had received support to breastfeed exclusively for a sustained period from birth have a 54 per cent lower risk of eczema at the age of 16, a new study shows.

Creating a Bristol that works for people of all ages and abilities was at the core of Health Integration Team (HIT) events during Healthy City Week this year. Healthy City Week ran from 7-14 October, and included ‘HIT Monday’, as well as other HIT events...

Bristol Health Partners took part in two events as part of Digital Bristol Week 2017. The week, which was organised by the BBC Academy, brought together people working in digitally creative industries across a range of sectors.

Online GP consultation systems as they currently stand are unlikely to take the pressure off GPs and practices, despite NHS England’s drive to promote them through a £45 million fund.

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